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An Introduction to Conducting Experiments in the Social Sciences

March 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

An Introduction to Conducting Experiments in the Social Sciences

This one-day course will provide a basic introduction to conducting experimental research in the social sciences. With an eye towards pragmatics, this course will teach participants about the experimental life cycle in social science, from research question to experimental design and implementation.

Topics covered will include forming theory-grounded hypotheses, an overview of experimental methods, writing & submitting IRB applications, and using Qualtrics online survey software for experimental research.

Participants should bring a laptop computer and research ideas.

Instructor: Steven Buzinski


Registration fees

  • UNC Students: $20
  • UNC Staff/Faculty/Others: $40

Cancellation/Refund Policy: A full refund will be given to those who cancel their registration no later than 10 days prior to the course. If you cancel within the 10 days prior to the class, no refund will be given. Please allow 30 days to receive your refund.

Waitlist/Walk-ins: There may be a waitlist for the courses. Walk-ins will not be accepted. Each attendee must register and pay prior to 3 days before the start of the course.


March 10, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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