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Tutorials and Workshops

Research Services offers tutorials and workshops on a variety of topics.  Each semester, we present a series of tutorials.  If you have suggestions, please contact us (researchservices@bc.edu).  We will also give customized tutorials, and we are  available for advanced topics and consulting. 

The tutorials are available to all members of the BC community.  There is no cost for the tutorials. To register, please go to our on-line tutorial registration page at:

     capricorn.bc.edu/tutorials

You will be asked to sign in using your BC username and password to register.  You can also use this web page to change the tutorials you signed up for.  You can also register by sending mail to researchservices@bc.edu with the names of the tutorials that you are interested in attending.

Please note that the locations of the tutorials vary.

The Fall 2018 Tutorials

Title

Date 

Location

Introduction to Regression Sep 4 10:30 - 12:00 O'Neill 245
Introduction to Multi-Level Modeling Sep 5 10:30- 12:00 O'Neill 245
Power Analysis Sep 6 10:30-12:00 O'Neill 245
Introduction to BC's Linux Cluster Sep 10 12:00 - 1:00 O'Neill 245
Introduction to R Sep 11 10:30 - 12:00 O'Neill 245
Missing Data and Imputation Sep 11 12:00 - 1:30 O'Neill 245
Creating Web-Based Surveys with Qualtrics Sep 13 12:00 - 1:30 O'Neill 245
Best Practices for Primary Data Collections Sep 18 10:30 - 12:00 O'Neill 245
Introduction to REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) Sep 18 12:00 - 1:30 O'Neill 245
Weighting and Post-Stratification in Social Surveys Sep 19 12:30 - 2:00 O'Neill 245
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Sep 21 11:00 - 12:30 O'Neill 307
Matching Methods for Evaluating the Effect of Treatment in Social Interventions Sep 25 10:30 - 12:00 O'Neill 245
Introduction to Stata 1: Getting Started, Descriptive Stats and DO Files Sep 27 12:00 - 1:30 O'Neill 245
Introduction to MATLAB Programming Sep 28 11:00 - 12:30 O'Neill 307
Introduction to Stata 2: Graphing, Dataset Combining, Linear Regression Oct 4 12:00 - 1:30 O'Neill 245
Locating and Using Data for Secondary Research at Boston College Oct 10 12:00 - 1:30 O'Neill 307
Qualitative and Mixed Methods Analysis Round Table Discussion Featuring Dr. Sharlene Hesse-Biber Oct 24 12:00 - 1:30 O'Neill 307