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CURRENT WORKSHOPS

This Fall, QMER gets you ready to maximize your coursework and research with a series built for maximizing your time in graduate school. Our workshops are free and open to everyone, and offer one-on-one help.


Workshops will be held in the RBD Library Room 2041 and over Zoom

Thursday, Sept 1, 4-6pm

HOW TO BE EFFICIENT & SUCCESSFUL IN GRAD SCHOOL: MANAGING IT ALL

Knock out your assignments, nail your classes, plan your dissertation, write your research. It is a lot. But you are not alone. We present a system & approach so you're cool as a cucumber while getting it all done.

Thursday, Sept 15, 4-6pm

THE STUDENT-ADVISOR RELATIONSHIP: HOW TO CHOOSE, WHAT TO EXPECT

This is the most important thing you do in your graduate career. Make sure it is a strong working relationship; know the expectations, boundaries, and what it is all about.

Thursday, Sept 29, 4-6pm

PLOT YOUR MODELS: INTERMEDIATE PLOTTING IN R WITH GGPLOT2

This is an introduction to plotting using R’s gglot2 package, based on the grammar of graphics. The basics of ggplot2 syntax is discussed and plots with more that two variables are demonstrated. This workshop assumes participants have a basic understanding of the R programming language.

Thursday, Oct 13, 4-6pm

WOW THIS IS EASY: BASIC STATISTICS WITH JAMOVI

Jamovi is a free, open source program that does basic statistics with point and click ease. Basically a free SPSS that is easier to use for your coursework. Seems like a win-win. We'll show you how to navigate and get your t-tests, ANOVAs, and basic Regression done in no time.

Thursday, Oct 27, 4-6pm

RESHAPING DATA IN R: FROM WIDE TO LONG AND BACK AGAIN

This workshop demonstrates how to transform data between wide and long formats, a task that is very common in data analysis, particularly with longitudinal data. In addition to introducing participants to the basics of this type of data transformation, resources for more complex transformations are provided. This workshop assumes participants have a basic understanding of the R programming language.

Thursday, Nov 10, 4-6pm

HOW TO WRITE CONFERENCE PROPOSALS THAT GET ACCEPTED

Techniques to write and submit proposals for maximum impact. We'll cover:

  1. Identifying conferences by interest

  2. Discuss Division/SIG selection & submission

  3. Always have results (other strategies)

  4. What reviewers look for/reading the Call

Thursday, Dec 1, 4-6pm

CENTERING VARIABLES FOR BETTER MODEL INTERPRETATION: TECHNIQUES FOR REGRESSION AND MULTILEVEL ANALYSES

Centering variables often can make interpreting regression and multilevel models easier. This workshop demonstrates various centering strategies and discusses implications of each for model interpretation. This workshop assumes participants have a basic understanding of the R programming language.

 

VIEW PAST WORKSHOP RECORDINGS

Click below to view past workshops. Updated after each QMER Workshop.

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