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Workshops & Training

IPR offers faculty-led training opportunities to the research community typically through multi-day workshops, and other IPR research programs occasionally organize workshops throughout the year.

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2020

Chicago Area Behavior Workshop

July 10, 2020

2020 Chicago Area social and political Behavior (CAB) Workshop - Schedule

10:55 - 11:00 a.m. - "Welcome" by James Druckman, Northwestern University and IPR 

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - “Will COVID-19 Impact Political Engagement?” by Beth Redbird, Northwestern University and IPR 

12:15-1:00 p.m. - Virtual Mentoring Lunch

1:15-2:15 p.m. - "Reactions to Information About Racial Disparities in COVID-19,” by LaFleur Stephens-Dougan, Princeton University

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Discussion Panel: Working in a Changed Environment and Workplace
Katherine Cramer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David Peterson, Iowa State University
Thomas Rudolph, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Alvin Tillery, Northwestern University
Christina Wolbrecht, University of Notre Dame

The presentations and panel will be in a Zoom webinar format, and registration is required. You will need to create a Zoom account if you do not have one already to register.

Sponsored by: The 2020 Chicago Area Behavior Workshop is sponsored by Northwestern’s Political Science Department, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and Institute for Policy Research.

2010

Research Training Institute for Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis

August 9, 2010

Faculty Organizers: Thomas D. Cook and William Shadish

The Summer Research Training Institute for Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis was designed to increase the national capacity of researchers to develop and conduct rigorous evaluations of the impact of education interventions. The original workshops were co-organized by Thomas Cook, Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair Emeritus in Ethics and Justice and Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University, and William Shadish, Professor, Founding Faculty, and Chair, Psychological Sciences Section University of California, Merced (now deceased).

Research Training Institute on Cluster-Randomized Trials 2010

July 25, 2010

Faculty Organizers: Larry Hedges

This two-week, in-depth training institute covered a range of specific topics in the design, implementation, and analysis of data for use in cluster-randomized trials, allowing researchers to account for the group effects of teachers and classrooms when measuring an intervention’s effects on individual student achievement. Support comes from the National Center for Education Research, housed in the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.

2008

Research Training Institute on Cluster-Randomized Trials 2008

July 7, 2008

Faculty Organizers: Larry Hedges

This two-week, in-depth training institute covers a range of specific topics in the design, implementation, and analysis of data for use in cluster-randomized trials, allowing researchers to account for the group effects of teachers and classrooms when measuring an intervention’s effects on individual student achievement. Support comes from the National Center for Education Research, housed in the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.