The Productive Scholar: Spring 2014 Schedule

Technology Tools for Teaching & Research

Thursdays, 12:00pm – 1:00pm*
(Detailed descriptions will be available the week before the session)
NEW LOCATION ADDED! HRC CLASSROOM

*Productivity Bonus!
Google Drive  for Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students: Information Sessions
Wednesday, February 12, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Monday, February 17, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Mark Ratliff (OIT/ATS)
McGraw Center Classroom, Frist 330

Click on one of the above links to register for a Google Drive Information session.

February 20: Simple Map Tools for Complex Data
Ben Johnston (OIT/HRC) and Janet Temos (McGraw Center/ETC)
New Media Center (NMC), 1st Floor, Lewis Library, 12:00pm

February 27: What Are Digital Map Datasets and Geographic Information Systems?
Bill Guthe (Research Computing) and T. Wangyal Shawa (GIS Librarian)
HRC Classroom, 012 East Pyne, Lower Level, 12:00pm

†March 6: Using Mechanical Turk and Qualtrics to Crowdsource Tasks and Surveys (co-sponsored with DHI)
Alfredo García (Graduate Student, Sociology)
HRC Classroom, 012 East Pyne, Lower Level, 12:00pm

March 13: Introduction to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Successful Review Processes
Andrea Ferguson-Dadas and Gloria Gaines (Research Integrity Assurance)
HRC Classroom, 012 East Pyne, Lower Level, 12:00pm

March 27: Best Practices for File and Data Management
Willow Dressel (Plasma Physics/E-Science Librarian) and Carla Zimowsk (Digital History Lab)
HRC Classroom, 012 East Pyne, Lower Level, 12:00pm

April 3: Tools for Text Analysis in the Humanities (co-sponsored with DHI)
Ben Johnston (OIT/HRC)
New Media Center (NMC), 1st Floor, Lewis Library, 12:00pm

April 10: Risk in Media Discourse: An Introduction to Topic Modeling with R and Python (co-sponsored with DHI)
Manish Nag (Graduate Student, Sociology)
New Media Center (NMC), 1st Floor, Lewis Library, 12:00pm

April 17: Overview of Q-APS (Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science): Social Science Research Support for Scholars
Jonathan Olmsted (Senior Research Specialist, Politics/Coordinator, Q-APS Consulting Service
HRC Classroom, 012 East Pyne, Lower Level, Frist 330, 12:00pm

*SPECIAL TIME: Thursday, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
April 24: Turning Freshmen into Scientists: Hardware, Software, and Hands-on Technology in the Field
Adam Maloof and Frederick Simons (Professors, Geosciences)
HRC Classroom, 012 East Pyne, Lower Level, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

†The presentation by Kosuke Imai (Professor, Politics/Q-APS/Statistics and Machine Learning) will be rescheduled for a later date.

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