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ICPSR – Bayesian Latent Variable Analysis

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

ICPSR - Bayesian Latent Variable Analysis   This workshop will focus on a variety of commonly used latent variable techniques from the Bayesian perspective. The Bayesian paradigm is, in many ways, superior to classic techniques for estimating models with latent … Continued

ICPSR – Machine Learning for the Analysis of Text as Data

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

ICPSR - Machine Learning for the Analysis of Text as Data   Quantitative analysis of digitized text represents an exciting and challenging frontier of data science across a broad spectrum of disciplines. From the analysis of physicians' notes to identify … Continued

Social Media’s Role in Survey Research

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Social Media's Role in Survey Research The ubiquity of social media in the world today presents new opportunities and challenges when it comes to social research. This course considers the use of social media in survey research. Throughout the survey … Continued

Cognitive Interviewing

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Cognitive Interviewing: A Hands-On Approach   National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland/University of Michigan Cognitive Interviewing has become a very popular method for pretesting and evaluating survey questionnaires. The current approach … Continued

Applied Spatial Regression Analysis

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Applied Spatial Regression Analysis This short course provides an introduction to the field of spatial regression modeling. When analyzing data aggregated to geographic areas (e.g., census data for counties), a fresh set of issues arise that are not present in … Continued

Applied Spatial Regression Analysis

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Applied Spatial Regression Analysis   This short course provides an introduction to the field of spatial regression modeling. When analyzing data aggregated to geographic areas (e.g., census data for counties), a fresh set of issues arise that are not present … Continued

Visual Design for Surveys: A Hands-On Approach

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Virtual Design for Surveys: A Hands-On Approach   This course focuses on how and why words, numbers, symbols and graphics independently and jointly influence answers to questions in Internet and paper surveys. It begins with theoretical background on why and … Continued

SPSS

219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh Street, Chapel Hill, NC

SPSS This course will offer an introduction to SPSS and will demonstrate how to work with data saved in SPSS format. It will demonstrate how to work with SPSS syntax, how to create your own SPSS data files, and how … Continued