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March 2019

REDCap and Qualtrics: Are They Peas in a Pod or Apples and Oranges? (Presentation)

March 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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This presentation session will provide information to OSU and OSUWMC faculty and staff on the two electronic data collection tools available on campus- REDCap and Qualtrics. The discussion and Q&A will cover: Overview of each tool. Compare/contrast features. How to choose which one is right for your project. How to get access and training. Who: OSU faculty, postdocs, staff, and graduate students When: Tuesday, March 26 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Where: Research Commons, 3rd floor of 18th Avenue Library This event will…

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Qualtrics Show and Tell: Survey Email Best Practices

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Want to maximize the chances that your survey invitations and reminders are seen by recipients? In this session led by Elaine Armbruster, Director of Email Marketing & Marketing Automation, you will learn what determines whether or not your email makes it into the inbox (versus the spam folder – or worse – blocked!) and how you can implement simple best practices to ensure inbox placement. This session is open to anyone interested in Qualtrics. When: Tuesday, March 26, 12:00 - 1:00…

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Web Mapping Basics with ArcGIS Online (Workshop)

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Want to make a map for your research, teaching, outreach, or just for fun? ArcGIS Online (AGOL) is the premier platform for easily and efficiently creating interactive web mapping applications. In this workshop, participants will: Sign-up for access to ArcGIS Online using their OSU username and password Learn the basics of making web maps with ArcGIS Online, including adding layers to a map, changing layer styles, and configuring pop-ups Be introduced to spatial analysis and visualization techniques based on a…

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Initial Submissions and Buck-IRB (Workshop)

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The Office of Responsible Research Practices is offering a workshop on the Buck-IRB initial submission application.  The workshop will: Provide an overview of the Buck-IRB system and how to navigate through the Ohio State IRB initial application (not external or exempt) Identify documents that typically accompany a complete application Discuss common pitfalls and tips for successful submission Focus on application sections specific to behavioral research The session will be tailed to social and behavioral sciences researchers; however, anyone preparing IRB…

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April 2019

Grant Writing: An Introduction (Workshop)

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States

We will address some of the similarities and differences between the funding processes for federal/state agencies and private foundations. Topics include: Best practices for engaging with sponsors Navigating the research administration/proposal development and submission process Drafting a compelling narrative Seeking funding; Including the SPIN Funding Opportunities system and other funding resources Examples of writing that is both persuasive and clear Presenters include: Leanda Rix, Director, Foundation Relations Jeff Agnoli, Office of Research Who: OSU faculty, postdocs, staff, and graduate students When: Tuesday,…

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Local Community-Based Approaches to Prevent Child Maltreatment: Rethinking the Paradigm using Technology (Lecture)

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Ohio State ADVANCE launches a new faculty research lecture series focusing on the research journey of Ohio State faculty. Each lecture will feature the research of an invited faculty speaker. Speakers will also share their own research journey as a way to highlight both the challenges and successes that are part of the research process. This lecture is part of the Ohio State ADVANCE Faculty Research Lecture Series. The mission of Ohio State ADVANCE is to increase the representation, advancement…

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Digital Humanities Showcase

April 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Join us for the first Digital Humanities (DH) Showcase at Ohio State. The Showcase will feature "lightning talks" by humanities and arts faculty and graduate students about their research projects. Presenters include: Harmony Bench, Dance Christopher Brown, Classics Danielle Fosler-Lussier, Music Seth Gaiters, Comparative Studies Philip Gleissner, Slavic & East European Languages & Cultures John Jones, English Hannah Kosstrin, Dance Caroline Toy, Comparative Studies Lauren Pond, Center for the Study of Religion Leila Vieira, Spanish & Portuguese Robyn Warhol, English…

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The Pursuit of Happiness @OSU (Lecture)

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Can design stimulate positive thinking and positive activities that support people’s mental well-being? The question is vital to designers because successful design is not just about what users need, but knowing how design can create emotions, play off emotions, and learn from emotions. This presentation will discuss some design studies that integrate strategies from positive psychology and human-centered design approach that foster students’ subject well-being. Through data collections and visualizations, creative activities, and instructional projects, we are investigating design methods…

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Introduction to Tableau for Data Visualization (Workshop)

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States

Tableau is a data visualization program that offers both quick and flexible methods of visualizing your data in a variety of ways, including through interactive dashboards. Offering ways to explore your dataset as well as explain it, Tableau combines ease of use and powerful options for engaging your audience with interesting visualizations. In this workshop, participants will: Learn about the different types of Tableau that exist and how they can access the program. Discover the Tableau interface and learn how…

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Sharing Your Research with Story Maps (Workshop)

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Research Commons (3rd floor, 18th Avenue Library), 175 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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Want to make a map that will help you share the stories being uncovered through your research and make them accessible to a broader audience? ArcGIS Story Maps combine maps, data, and multimedia content - text, photos, videos, and audio - to communicate information effectively through interactive and user-friendly web mapping applications. In this workshop, participants will: Sign-up for access to ArcGIS Online using their OSU username and password Explore the Story Maps gallery and learn more about the wide range…

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