On-Demand Research Software Workshops

CTRL is now offering recorded software workshops with handouts and workshop materials for your students to have access to anytime and anywhere. Workshops include introductory materials on how to install/access different software for courses and research.  

Jamovi

Introduction to Jamovi (Materials) 

Video 1: How to install Jamovi, import data, and recode. 

Video 2: How to get descriptive statistics, run t-tests, and ANOVA. 

Video 3: How to run a correlation, a regression, and export output. 

Just Another Statistical Program (JASP)

Introduction to JASP (Materials) 

Video 1How to install JASP, import data, and recode. 

Video 2How to get descriptive statistics, run t-tests, and ANOVA. 

Video 3How to run a correlation, a regression, and export output. 

ICPSR

Introduction to ICPSR (Materials) 

Video: How to create an ICSPR Account, locate data, and download data. 

For accessing off campus see the Accessing ICPSR datasets at AU guide. 

Mathematica

Introduction to Mathematica (Materials) 

Video 1How to get a copy of Mathematica and download from AU. 

Video 2Basics of Mathematica, functions, plotting. 

Video 3Solving equations, matrices, and working with dataframes. 

MatLab

Introduction to MatLab (Materials) 

Video 1: What is MatLab, how to download a copy from AU, MatLab interface and features. 

Video 2: Basic commands, matrices, functions, polynomials, curve fitting and least squares. 

Video 3: Save and load workspaces, importing files, programming, creating graphs. 

Video 4Cluster analysis example, random forest example, and additional resources. 

NVivo 12

Introduction to NVivo 12 (Materials) 

Video 1How to get an NVivo license, download NVivo and open a project. 

Video 2Create documents, import sources, create nodes, and code data. 

Video 3Run a query for a word cloud, create a node from a query, and matrix coding.

Introduction to NVivo 12 Social Media Analysis Tools (Materials) 

Video 1How to install NCapture and use it to capture social media and other web- based data. Overview of NVivo dataset features and chart options for social media analysis. 

Video 2How to use manual coding, word frequency and usage tools, auto coding, and matric coding.

NVivo 13

Introduction to NVivo 13 (Materials) 

Video 1: How to get an NVivo license, download Nvivo, open a project, and overview of Nvivo functions.

Video 2: How to create documents, import sources, create codes, and code data.

Video 3: How to run a query for a word cloud, create a node from a query, and matrix coding.

Introduction to NVivo 13 Social Media Analysis Tools (Materials) 

Video 1: How to install NCapture and use it to capture social media and other web- based data. The presentation at the beginning of the video list NVivo 12 but the topics covered in this video are the same for both NVivo 12 and 13.

Video 2: Overview of NVivo dataset features and chart options for social media analysis. How to use manual coding, word frequency and usage tools, autocoding, and matrix coding.

Utilizing NVivo 13 for Survey Analysis

The purpose of this workshop is to give you a brief introduction to NVivo features useful for survey data

(Materials)

Video 1: In this first video I will be covering the steps and options for importing survey data.

Video 2: This video will cover options for viewing, filtering, organizing, and coding survey datain NVivo.Then we will go over some analyzation and visualization options.

Nvivo on AU Virtual Applications and Desktop

This video will go through how to access NVivo though American University’s Virtual Apps and Desktops systems. It will show both the desktop client and web browser version.

NVivo for Archival Research

This workshop will examine how NVivo can help organize and code archival data. We will focus on how NVivo features can be used on a variety of file types (pdfs, photos, etc.) and how the software can help integrate multimedia data sources. (Materials)

Video 1This video will cover importing files into NVivo, supported file types, and sending files directly with Nvivo’s Integration tool. 

Video 2This video will cover how to organize archival data within NVivo using file Classifications, attributes, and cases. It will also go over how to code various types of archival data including photographs, PDFs, and audio/video recordings. 

Video 3This video will cover how you can use archival data in NVivo to create comparison diagrams, queries within selected folders, and other visualizations. 

NVivo for Literature Review

Using NVivo for Literature Review (Materials) 

Python

Introduction to Python (Materials) 

Video 1How to install Python/Spyder and create objects. 

Video 2Descriptive statistics and t-tests. 

Video 3How to run a correlation and a regression. 

Qualtrics

Introduction to Qualtrics (Materials) 

Video 1How to create a Qualtrics account, collaborate, and create a new survey. 

Video 2Creating questions, skip logic, and display logic. 

Video 3How to distribute surveys, survey options, and how to download data. 

Advanced Qualtrics Experimental Design (Materials) 

Video: This advanced course will introduce four tools in Qualtrics that are particularly useful for creating experiments: survey flow, randomization, embedded data, and piped text.

Introduction to Creating Reports in Qualtrics

This workshop will first cover how to create a report in Qualtrics once survey data has been collected

(Materials)

Video 1: This video will cover Qualtrics report basics and different options for editing visualizations such as, adding and deleting visuals, editing titles, types of visualizations, color schemes, and using report breakouts.

Video 2: This video will use Qualtrics reports to demonstrate more options for visualizing open-ended/qualitative responses and descriptive statistics, report settings, and sharing report options.

Qualtrics Features to Increase Response Rates and Representative Samples (Materials)

This workshop will cover how to use Qualtrics distribution options to help researchers distribute surveys created with the Qualtrics platform.

Video 1: In this video we will be covering Qualtrics quotas. We will go over how to create a quota for respondents, specifying quota parameters, and options for specifying what happens when a quota is met. 

Video 2: In this video we will be covering how to send reminder emails through email distributions in Qualtrics. 

Video 3: In this video we will be going over some additional Qualtrics features you can use to improve response rates for your surveys, such as pipped text, skip logic, and display logic which allow researchers to customize the survey for respondents.

Qualtrics Features to Distribute Surveys (Materials) 

This workshop will cover how to use Qualtrics distribution options to help researchers distribute surveys created with the Qualtrics platform. 

Video 1: This video will navigate the features of the Qualtrics distributions tab, including how to start survey distributions. Email & web distribution channels and methods will be explained.  

Video 2: This video will explore social media and mobile survey distributions. We will also show how to track distribution metrics with the distributions summary and pause data collection. 

R/R-Studio

Introduction to R/R-Studio (Materials) 

Video 1How to install R/R-Studio and create objects. 

Video 2Descriptive statistics and tables. 

Video 3How to run a correlation, a regression, and export output. 

SPSS 28 on AU Virtual Applications and Desktops

Introduction to SPSS 28 on AU Virtual Applications and Desktops (Materials) 

Video 1: How to import data into AU Virtual Applications and Desktop, open files in SPSS, and code/recode variables. 

Video 2: Descriptive statistics and one-sample t-test 

Video 3: Independent samples t-test and one-way ANOVA  

Video 4: Run correlations and regressions and export output 

Stata 16 on AU Virtual Applications and Desktops

Introduction to Stata 16 on AU Virtual Applications and Desktops (Materials) 

Video 1: How to import data into AU Virtual Applications and Desktop, open files in Stata, run descriptive statistics, code/recode variables. 

Video 2: How to create visuals, run an independent samples t-test, correlation, simple OLS regression, multiple OLS regression, and export into word and move the files to the AU OneDrive. 

If you have suggestions for additional workshops please submit them on this form.