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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Workshop Schedule

Page address: http://grad.mnsu.edu/research/cesr/schedule.html

Spring 2016

 

Please Register Here for the workshops.
Click here to find out more about the Research Implementation Certificate Program.

 

Survey Construction Using Qualtrics

Tuesday, January 31, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

ML 109

This workshop will provide participants a basic knowledge of survey construction guidelines and the use of Qualtrics, a free, MSU-supported tool for online survey construction. Participants will learn how to create and distribute surveys using a variety of different item types and Qualtrics' special features. Additionally, participants will learn how to add consent forms to surveys, edit the look and feel of surveys (including properly displaying university logos on surveys), and export data in various formats. 

 

Introduction to SPSS

Friday, February 17, 9:00 - 10:00 am

ML 109

Topics covered will include entering data, importing external data sets, modifying data, computing descriptive statistics, and more. For this workshop, no prior knowledge of SPSS is necessary to attend.

 

So You Think You Know APA Style?

Tuesday, February 21, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

ML 94B

There is a lot more to know about APA style than what Purdue Owl can provide. So, if you are writing papers for class, writing for publication, and/or grading APA style papers, come to this workshop and learn the necessary APA editorial style to be a successful author.

 

The Writer's Workshop

Thursday, March 16, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

ML 94B

This workshop will provide writers with tips and tools for preparing academic manuscripts. Discussion will focus on composing, documenting in APA, and utilizing strong style and language.

 

Statistical Testing Using SPSS

Friday, March 24, 9:00 - 10:00 am

ML 109

This workshop will provide participants with knowledge on how to conduct hypothesis tests with SPSS. The focus of the workshop will be on interpreting results given in SPSS, while also discussing when to use certain tests and statistics. Familiarity with SPSS is helpful, but not necessary. 

 

Responding to Reviewers: Journal Article Resubmission

Tuesday, April 4, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

ML 94B

This workshop will provide participants with strategies for successfully responding to journal article reviewers. When you get reviews back from a journal editor, if you either struggle with fear and apprehension or do not know what tangible steps to take before resubmission, this workshop is for you. We will provide concrete, tangible strategies for overcoming strong feelings and for successfully responding within the test and in teh accompanying cover letter to reviewer comments.

 

Survey Construction Using Qualtrics

Wednesday, April 12, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

ML 109

This workshop will provide participants a basic knowledge of survey construction guidelines and the use of Qualtrics, a free, MSU-supported tool for online survey construction. Participants will learn how to create and distribute surveys using a variety of different item types and Qualtrics' special features. Additionally, participants will learn how to add consent forms to surveys, edit the look and feel of surveys (including properly displaying university logos on surveys), and export data in various formats.