SICSS-Howard/Mathematica

June 12 to June 25, 2021 | Howard University | Virtual event

Schedule & Materials

All times are in Eastern Daylight Time
Saturday June 12, 2021
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm TBD

Sunday June 13, 2021
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm TBD

  • 5:00 Meet-and-greet (based on this model) (Zoom)

Monday June 14, 2021 - Introduction and Ethics
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Introduction and logistics (Zoom)

  • 10:30 - 11:30 Small group discussions [Lesson plan (participants)] (link coming soon)) (Zoom)

  • 11:30 - 12:00 Break

  • 12:00 - 1:00 Small group lunches (optional) (Zoom)

  • 1:00 - 1:30 Break

  • 1:30 - 1:45 Introduction to the group exercise [Lesson plan (participants)] (link coming soon) [Lesson plan (instructors)] (link coming soon) (Zoom)

  • 1:45 - 2:45 Small group discussion of case study (Zoom)

  • 2:45 - 3:15 Whole group debrief about case study (Zoom)

  • 3:15 - 3:45 Debrief and logistics (Zoom)

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Tuesday June 15, 2021 - Collecting Digital Trace Data
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Logistics and introduction to group exercise (Zoom)

  • 10:15 - 11:30 Designing a Research Question with Digital Trace Data (Zoom)

  • 11:30 - 12:00 Break

  • 12:00 - 1:00 Small group lunches or participant flash talks (encouraged) (Zoom)

  • 1:00 - 1:15 Break

  • 1:15 - 2:30 Collecting Digital Trace Data (Zoom)

  • 2:30 - 3:30 Discussing Strengths & Benefits plus Hybrid Designs (Zoom)

  • 3:30 - 3:45 Debrief and logistics (Zoom)

  • 3:45 - 4:00 Break

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Wednesday June 16, 2021 - Automated Text Analysis
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Logistics and introduction to group exercise (Zoom)

  • 10:15 - 11:30 Group Exercise (Zoom)

  • 11:30 - 12:00 Break

  • 12:00 - 1:00 Small group lunches or participant flash talks (encouraged) (Zoom)

  • 1:00 - 1:15 Break

  • 1:15 - 3:30 Group Exercise (Zoom)

  • 3:30 - 3:45 Debrief and logistics (Zoom)

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Thursday June 17, 2021 - Surveys in the Digital Age
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Logistics (Zoom)

  • 10:15 - 10:30 Introduction to the group exercise [Lesson plan (participants)] (link coming soon) (Zoom)

  • 10:30 - 11:30 Morning group exercise (Zoom)

  • 11:30 - 12:00 Break

  • 12:00 - 1:00 Small group lunches or participant flash talks (encouraged) (Zoom)

  • 1:00 - 1:15 Break

  • 1:15 - 3:00 Afternoon group exercise (Zoom)

  • 3:00 - 3:15 Break

  • 3:15 - 3:30 Whole group debrief about group exercise (Zoom)

  • 3:30 - 3:45 Debrief and logistics (Zoom)

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Friday June 18, 2021 - Mass collaboration and machine learning
  • 10:00 - 10:15 Logistics (Zoom)

  • 10:15 - 10:30 Introduction to the group exercise Video Slides (Zoom)

  • 10:30 - 11:30 Participate in the Fraglie Families Challenge [Lesson plan (participants)] (link coming soon) (Zoom)

  • 11:30 - 12:00 Break

  • 12:00 - 1:00 Small group lunches or participant flash talks (encouraged) (Zoom)

  • 1:00 - 1:15 Break

  • 1:15 - 3:00 Continue participating in the Fragile Families Challenge (Zoom)

  • 3:00 - 3:15 Break

  • 3:15 - 3:30 Whole group debrief about group exercise (Zoom)

  • 3:30 - 3:45 Debrief and logistics (Zoom)

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Saturday June 19, 2021 - Day off
Sunday June 20, 2021 - Day off
Monday June 21, 2021 - Work on group projects and participate in SICSS Festival
  • 9:00 - 4:00 TBD

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Tuesday June 22, 2021 - Work on group projects and participate in SICSS Festival
  • 9:00 - 4:00 TBD

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Wednesday June 23, 2021 - Work on group projects and participate in SICSS Festival
  • 9:00 - 4:00 TBD

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Thursday June 24, 2021 - Work on group projects and participate in SICSS Festival
  • 9:00 - 4:00 TBD

  • 4:00 - 5:30 Speaker TBD - live session to include Q&A and office hours

Friday June 25, 2021 - Present group projects and participate in SICSS Festival
  • 9:00 - 12:00 TBD

  • 12:00 - 4:00 Present group projects (Zoom)

  • 4:00 - 4:30 Debrief and conclusion

  • 4:30 - 4:45 Break

  • 4:45 - 6:15 Closing Event

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