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Introduction to Add Health
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, September 15, 12:30-1:30 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

Regression Analysis Using SAS and Stata
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, October 13, 12:30-1:30 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

Testing Moderating and Mediating Effects
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, November 3, 12:30-1:30 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

Get It Published! Tips from a Deputy Editor
Instructor: Dr. Susan Brown, Deputy Editor of Demography
Monday, June 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm    

Introduction to the Health and Retirement Study
Instructor: Dr. I-Fen Lin
Monday, June 30, Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Making Graphs with Excel
Tuesday, July 15, 11:30–12:30 pm
Instructor:  Dr. Krista Payne
Workshop notes.     Chart examples.     Predicted Probability example.

Growth Curve Modeling
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, August 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

How to Model Moderating and Mediating Effects
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, February 3, Noon-1:00 pm

Categorical Data Analysis Using SAS and Stata
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, March 3, Noon-1:00 pm

PAA Practice Talks
Facilitator: Dr. Kara Joyner
Monday, April 2, Noon-1:00 pm

Analyzing Data Collected by Complex Survey Design
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, April 14, Noon-1:00 pm

ICPSR Workshop
Instructors: Linda Detterman and Lynette Hoelter, ICPSR
Wednesday, September 18, 1:00-3:00 pm

Introduction to SAS and Stata
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, October 21, 12:00-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

Event History Analysis
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, November 4, Noon-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

Grad Student Practice Presentations for the American Society of Criminology Meetings
Facilitator:  Dr. Danielle Kuhl
Tuesday, November 5, 2:30-4:00 pm
CFDR Conference Room, 7C Williams Hall

Introduction to Factor Analysis
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, November 25, Noon-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams 

Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM)
Stata Output for HLM • SAS Output for HLM 
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, May 20, 1:00 –2:00 pm

Introduction to Propensity Score Analysis
Brief Stata Example
Instructor:  Dr. Matthew VanEseltine
Wednesday, June 26, 1:00-3:00 pm

Grant Writing
Instructor:  Dr. Kara Joyner
Wednesday, July 24, 1:00 -2:00 pm

Constructing Family-Level Variables with SAS and Stata
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, January 28, Noon-1:00 pm
Stata Command File • Stata Output File
SAS Command File • SAS Output File

Multiple Imputation for Missing Data in Stata
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, February 25, Noon-1:00 pm

PAA Practice Talks
Facilitator:  Dr. Kara Joyner
Monday, March 18, Noon-2:00 pm

Introduction to ArcGIS
Instructor: Sarah Burgoyne
Monday, April 1, Noon-1:00 pm

Using the ICPSR Database: Finding Social Science Data
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, September 10, Noon-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

Introduction to SAS and Stata
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, October 22, 12:00-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

Using Arrays in SAS and Stata
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Wednesday, November 14, Noon-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams

How to Model Moderating and Mediating Effects
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, June 4, Noon-1:00 pm

Constructing Scales and Indices
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, July 9, Noon-1:00 pm

Introduction to ATLAS.ti version 7.0
Instructor:  Marta Alvira-Hammond
Monday, July 16, Noon-1:00 pm

Latent Class and Latent Transition Analysis
Instructor:  Dr. Stephanie Lanza, Pennsylvania State University
July 24 and 25
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Room 115 East Hall

Introduction to CPS
Instructors:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu and Sarah Burgoyne
Monday, January 23, Noon-1:00 pm

Making Journal-Quality Tables
Instructors:  Ryan Bogle and Marta Alvira-Hammond
Monday, February 6, Noon-1:00 pm

Regression Analysis Using SAS and Stata
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, March 12, Noon-1:00 pm

PAA Practice Talks
Facilitator:  Dr. Kara Joyner
Monday, April 2, Noon-2:00 pm

Introduction to Event History Analysis
Instructor:  Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, April 9, Noon-1:00 pm

Introduction to SAS and Stata: Data Construction 
Monday, September 12, Noon-1:00 pm

ICPSR Workshop
Tuesday, September 27, 1:00-3:00 pm
Workshop details

Categorical Data Analysis Using SAS and Stata
Monday, November 7, Noon-1:00 pm

Overview of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) Data Files
Monday, November 28, Noon-1:00 pm

Analyzing Data Collected by Complex Survey Design
Monday, June 20, Noon-1:00 pm

Analyzing Missing Data
Monday, July 18, Noon-1:00 pm

Grant Writing 
Instructor:  Dr. Kara Joyner
Monday, July  25, Noon-1:00 pm

Intermediate Stata
Monday, January 24, Noon-1:00 pm

Intermediate SAS 
Monday, February  7, Noon-1:00 pm

PAA Practice Talks
Wednesday, March 2, Noon-1:00 pm

How to Model Mediating and Moderating Effects
Monday, March 21, Noon-1:00 pm

Using ACS Data to Measure Cohabitation
Accompanying Stata .do file
Monday, April 11, Noon-1:00 pm

How to Prepare for Your First Research Project 
Monday, September 13, Noon-1:00 pm

Categorical Data Analysis 
Monday, October  4, Noon-1:00 pm

Introduction to SAS
Monday, November 1, Noon-1:00 pm

Introduction to Stata
Monday, December 6, Noon-1:00 pm

Interactions
Instructor: Dr. Heidi Lyons
Monday, June 7, Noon-1:00 pm

Regression Diagnostics
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, June 21, Noon-1:00 pm

Managing Complex Data Structures
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, July 12, Noon-1:00 pm

Analyzing Developmental Trajectories
Instructor: Dr. Bobby Jones, Carnegie-Mellon University
July 21, 22 and 23
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Room 115 East Hall

R Workshop
Monday, January 25, Noon-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room

Intermediate Stata
Monday, February 8, Noon-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room

Add Health Wave Four 
Monday, March 1, Noon-1:00 pm
CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room

Event History Analysis
Monday, March 15, Noon-1:00 pm CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room 
PAA Practice Talks

Monday, March 29, Noon-1:00 pm
315 Bowen-Thompson Student Union

Introduction to Stata
Monday, September 14, Noon-1:00 pm

Introduction to SAS
Monday, October 5, Noon-1:00 pm

Finding Data for Your Paper, Thesis or Dissertation
Monday, October 19, Noon-1:00 pm

Arrays and Macros in SAS and Stata
Monday, November 2, Noon-1:00 pm

Introduction to Classical Test Theory: How do we measure a latent concept such as love?
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Wednesday, May 27, 12:00-1:00 pm

Multiple Imputation
Instructor: Heidi Lyons
Wednesday, June 10, 12:00-1:00 pm

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Wednesday, June 17, 12:00-1:00 pm

Grant Writing
Instructor: Dr. Wendy Manning
Wednesday, July 22, 12:00-1:00 pm

Longitudinal Data Analysis Seminar
Instructor: Dr. Paul Allison, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Pre-registration required
Wednesday and Thursday, August 5 and 6
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Using the ICPSR Database: Finding Social Science Data
Instructor: Heidi Lyons
Date and Time: TBA
GradSTEP Session

Interaction Workshop
Monday, February 2, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Intermediate Stata Workshop
Monday, February 23, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

SAS Regression Workshop
Monday, March 16, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

GIS Workshop
Monday, March 30, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

PAA Practice Talks
Monday, April 13, 11:30 am -1:30 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Grad Student 101 
Monday, September 15, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Finding Data for your Class Paper, Thesis, or Dissertation 
Monday, September 29, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Introduction to Stata 
Monday, October 27, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Introduction to SAS 
Monday, November 10, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Missing Data Seminar
Instructor: Dr. Paul Allison, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
June 3 and 4, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
225 Olscamp Hall
Please contact the CFDR for further information.

Advanced SAS Topics…Arrays 
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, June 16, 12:00-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

American Factfinder 
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, June 30, 12:00-1:00 pm
122 Jerome Library

Grant Writing 
Instructor: Dr. Wendy Manning
Monday, July 21, 12:00-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Using the ICPSR Database: Finding Social Science Data
Instructor: Dr. Kelly Balistreri
Thursday, August 21
GradSTEP Session

Programming Rosetta Stone: Translating between SPSS, SAS and Stata 
Instructor:  Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, January 14, 12:00-1:00 pm

Conducting a Literature Search 
Instructor:  Nola du Toit
Monday, January 28, 12:00-1:00 pm

Multiple Imputation 
Instructor:  Dr. Kelly Balistreri
Monday, February 11, 12:00-1:00 pm
Multiple Imputation Workshop Summary.pdf

Accessing and Analyzing Add Health Data
Instructor:  Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, February 25, 12:00-1:00 pm

Making Journal-Quality Tables 
Instructor:  Nola du Toit
Monday, March 24, 12:00-1:00 pm

PAA Practice Talks
Facilitator:  Dr. Susan Brown
Monday, March 31, 12:00-1:00 pm

Grad Student 101 Workshop
Instructor: Nola du Toit
Monday, September 10, Noon to 1 pm
Room 315 BTSU

Atlas.ti Workshop
Instructor: Nola du Toit
Monday, October 1, Noon to 1 pm
Room 315 BTSU

Top Ten SAS Questions Revisited 
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, October 15, Noon to 1 pm
Room 315, BTSU
Top 10 SAS rev.pdf

Data in Use Workshop 
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, November 5, Noon to 1 pm
Room 315, BTSU

Programming Rosetta Stone: Translating between SPSS, SAS and Stata 
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, December 3, Noon to 1 pm
Room 315, BTSU
programming.pdf

Ref Works
Instructor: Laura Rinelli
Wednesday, June 13, Noon to 1 pm
Room 025 Hayes Hall RefWorks Handout.pdf

Top Ten SAS Questions 
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Wednesday, July 11, Noon to 1 pm
BTSU, Room 315
Top 10 SAS.pdf

Growth Curve Modeling 
Instructor: Dr. Al DeMaris
Monday-Thursday, July 30 to August 2
1:00-5:00 pm, Olscamp Hall ( Registration is required )

Using Add Health   
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, January 22, Noon to 1 pm
BTSU, Room 315 
Please see the CFDR for more information.

Intermediate Stata/Stata 2   
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, February 5, Noon to 1 pm
BTSU, Room 315 
        Intermediate Stata Workshop.pdf
        Stata Workshop Example.pdf
 
American Factfinder   
Instructor: Nola du Toit
Monday, February 12, Noon to 1 pm
BTSU, Room 315 
         American Factfinder.ppt
 
Excel   
Instructor: Heidi Lyons
Monday, February 26, Noon to 1 pm
BTSU, Room 315 
         Excel Charts.ppt
 
PAA Practice Talks   
Facilitator:  Dr. Susan Brown
Wednesday, March 21, Noon to 1 pm
BTSU, Room 315

Interactions   
Instructor: Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, April 9, Noon to 1 pm
BTSU, Room 315 
          Interaction Workshop.pdf

Grad Student 101 Workshop
Instructor: Heidi Lyons
Monday, September 11, 12 noon­1:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315
         Grad Student 101 Workshop.ppt 
 
Atlas.ti Workshop
Instructors:  Jessica Cohen and Gayra Ostgaard
Monday, October 2, 12 noon­1:00pm
CFDR Conference room, 009 Williams Hall
        Atlas/ti Handout.pdf

SAS Basics Workshop
Instructor:  Dr. Meredith Porter
Monday, October 16, 12 noon­1:00pm
Psychology Building, Room 103 
      SAS Basic Workshop.pdf 
 
Advanced SAS Topics Workshop
Instructor:  Dr. Meredith Porter
Wednesday, Novemeber 15, Noon­1:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315
        Advanced SAS - Arrays.pdf

Electronic Grant Submission Workshop   
Thursday, June 22nd, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
SPAR conference room (106 University Hall)

Using STATA 
Tuesday, July 11, 12:00-1:00pm
TOMEH Conference Room
         STATA Introduction.pdf 

Using the ICPSR Database: Finding Social Science Data
Wednesday, August 16
8:30-9:30am 
GradSTEP Session

SPSS Basics 
Wednesday, February 22, 12:00 noon – 1:00pm
009 Williams Hall (CFDR Office)
Instructor: Heidi Lyons
        SPSS Basics.pdf
        SPSS.sav
        sample.sas7bdat
 
Presentation Styles and Practice
 
208 Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Instructor: Aurea Osgood
         Presentation Styles.pdf 

Using National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), Wave 6 
Wednesday, April 5, 12:00 noon – 1:00pm
208 Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri
         National Survey of Family Growth.pdf

Maximizing Library Resources   
Wednesday, August 31 (12 noon - 1:00 pm)
Bowen-Thompson Student Union , Room 201
Instructor: Stefanie Hunker

TARS Basics 
Wednesday, October 5 (12 noon - 1:00 pm)
Education Building, Room 115
Instructor: Abbey Fruth

Making Journal-Quality Tables (and other useful hints!)
Wednesday, November 2 (12 noon - 1:00 pm)
Hayes Hall 025
Instructor: Aurea Osgood 
        Making Journal-Quality Tables Presentation.pdf
        Excel Examples.xls

Using the Add Health and Stata 
Wednesday, June 8, 10:00am to 11:00am
BTSU 201B
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

CFDR Grant Writing Workshop 
Tuesday, June 21, 10:00am to 11:00am
BTSU 201B
Instructor:  Wendy Manning 

Introduction to American Factfinder: Obtaining Census data from the Web
Tuesday, July 12, 10:00am to 11:00am
Hayes Hall, Room 128 (IBM lab)
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri
        American FactFinder Examples.pdf
        American FactFinder Workshop Handouts.pdf
        Census 2000 Basics.pdf
        Introduction to American FactFinder.pdf 

Using the ICPSR database--finding Social Science Data
Thursday, August 18, 9:45am to 10:45am 
BTSU 314
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

Library Resources for Sociology Students   
January 26, 11:30- 12:30
BTSU 315
Instructor: Stefanie Hunker

Use Excel-It will make you a better person

February 16, 11:30 -12:30
Hayes 025

SPSS Basics

March 16, 11:30 -12:30
Hayes 128 computer lab
Instructor: Igor Ryabov

The Welfare Children and Families: A Three Cities Data!

April 13, 11:30 -12:30
Instructor: Kelly Jefferys

Beginning Data Analysis with SAS
August 31, 12:00 – 1:00pm
128 Hayes Hall FSG Lab
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

The Current Population Survey—It’s not just about labor! 
September 14, 12:00 – 1:00pm
BTSU 208
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

More SAS
October 5, 12:00 – 1:00pm
BTSU 315
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

American Factfinder: Obtaining Census Data from the Web
November 16, 12:00 – 1:00pm
128 Hayes Hall FSG Lab
Instructor: Kelly Jefferys

The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (ADD Health)
June 1, 1 – 2 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Room 314

Advanced Topics in SAS   
We will cover key elements in SAS programming such as do-loops, merging files, creating arrays, and more. The instructor will provide you with annotated SAS programs, describing what was covered in class. This is a must for all students who hope to successfully use SAS for their own research and their assistantship.
June 22 , 1 - 2 pm
Hayes Hall Room 128

Learn to Use GIS with Social and Demographic Data   
July 26 and 27 8:30 to 2:30 (lunch break 11:30 – 12:30)
Geography Lab 203 Hanna Hall

Grant Writing 101
July 20 , 11 – 12 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Room 314

Finding Data for Your Master’s Thesis   
Grad Step Week

SPSS Basics   
Tuesday, February 3, 11:30 – 12:30
Olscamp 207

Criminology Data   
Thursday, February 19, 11:30 – 12:30
BTSU 315

SAS Basics   
Thursday, March 25, 11:30 – 12:30 
Hayes 025

More SAS 
Tuesday, April 13, 11:30 – 12:30
Hayes 025

The Current Population Survey—It’s not just about labor!   
September 14, 12:00 – 1:00pmBTSU 208
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

More SAS

October 5, 12:00 – 1:00pm
BTSU 315
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

American Factfinder: Obtaining Census Data from the Web
November 16, 12:00 – 1:00pm
128 Hayes Hall FSG Lab
Instructor: Kelly Jefferys 

SAS Basics   
Thursday, September 25th, 11:30-12:30 
025 Hayes Hall

More SAS
Tuesday, November 4, 10:00-11:00
207 Olscamp

STATA (with AddHealth) 
Wednesday, November 12th, 11:00-12:00
BTSU 315

NLSY97   
Data and Time: Wednesday, December 10th, 11:00-12:00
Location: BTSU 315

How to Get Rich Quick or Grant Writing 101
Wednesday, July 23rd, 1-2pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union

STATA
Tuesday, August 5th, 11:30-12:30
Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

Finding Data for your Master’s Thesis   
Thursday, August 21st, 9:45-10:45am
Bowen-Thompson Student Union

SAS Basics   
Feb 5 at 11:30 to 12:30
122 Jerome Library Lab
Instructor: Jason Snyder

Introduction to STATA   
March 5 at 11:30 to 12:30
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes
Instructor: Dr.I-Fen Lin.

More SAS
April 2 at 11:30 to 12:30
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes
Instructor: Jason Snyder

Qualitative Data Analysis Software: Nudist and Atlas/ti
April 30 at 11:30 to 12:30
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes

Finding Data for your Master's Thesis   
Sept 18 at 10:00-11:00 am
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes

SAS Basics   
Oct 2 at 10:00-11:00 am
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes

Accessing Census Data from the Web
Oct 30 at 10:00-11:00 am
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes

More SAS
Nov 13 at 10:00-11:00 am
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes

Library Resources for Sociology Students   
Dec 4 at 10:00-11:00 am 128 Hayes
IBM - F/S/G Workroom IBM Seminar Area 128 Hayes

Fragile Families and Child Well-Being
July 8th, Monday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hayes FSG IBM Room
Instructor: Ron Bulanda

How to Get Rich Quick or Grant Writing 101
July 11th, 1:30p.m. to 3:30p.m.

Workshop 1 : Using SAS Successfully   
March 20, 10:15 to 11:15 am
Hayes FSG IBM Room
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

Workshop 2: Doing More with SAS   
April 3, 10:30 to 11:30 am
Olscamp 207
Instructor: Kelly Balistreri

Workshop 3: Using Excel Successfully / or SAS Macros: Shortcuts that Work   
April 17, 10:30 to 11:30 am
Olscamp 207