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*RESEARCH DATA SERVICES (RDS) @ Georgia State University Library: WORKSHOPs ~ Methods for Data Analysis & Collection ~ Survey Design, Qualitative Methods, Data Discovery

Intro to Qualtrics Survey Builder Workshop

Intro to Qualtrics Survey Builder Workshop

  • For LIVE workshops dates/times: Click here.
  • For ONLINE GUIDE: Click here.

Intro to Qualtrics Survey Builder

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn to create surveys using Qualtrics, a user-friendly, web-based software used for creating and distributing surveys and collecting data.

Workshop Topics:

  • Using the Qualtrics Survey Builder to create data collection instruments
  • Exploring different question types and advanced survey features, like skip logic
  • Personalizing the look and feel of surveys
  • Distributing surveys
  • Examining results and exporting data for analysis

Prerequisites: Login to Qualtrics using your GSU CampusID and Password to create a Qualtrics account.

ICPSR Workshop

ICPSR for Finding Secondary Datasets

  • LIVE workshops currently not offered.
  • For RECORDED workshops: Click here.
  • For ONLINE GUIDE: Click here.

This workshop gives an introduction/overview of ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research). See also this video tutorial and hands-on tutorial that walk you through using ICPSR.

Workshop Topics:

  • Create and login with a MyData Account to be able to download ICPSR datasets from both on and off campus.
  • Use key search and browse features to drill down to datasets appropriate for your research or teaching purposes.
  • Use key parts of an ICPSR dataset record to identify and download datasets.
  • Understand the different access options to ICPSR datasets (public use v. restricted use).

Prerequisites: None.

Logics & Logistics of Qualitative Research with NVivo Session

Logics & Logistics of Qualitative Research with NVivo Session

  • LIVE workshops typically occurs annually in October -- watch the workshops calendar for the next offering.
  • RECORDED workshop is not available.

The Logics & Logistics of Qualitative Research

A Framework for Exploring Concepts, Dimensions, and Relationships in Qualitative Data using NVivo Research Software

Dr. LaRossa and Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh present this joint session. Dr. LaRossa discusses the steps involved in building theoretically-rich qualitative analyses (the logics) and Dr. Swygart-Hobaugh outlines the specific features of NVivo qualitative research software that complement and facilitate these analyses (the logistics). NOTE: This session does NOT involve hands-on NVivo training -- see the workshop listings on this page for hands-on NVivo training opportunities.