Research Design & Data Analysis Lab

Office of Research, Scholarship, and Sponsored Programs

About Us

The mission of the Office of Research, Scholarship, and Sponsored Programs (ORSSP) Research Design and Data Analysis Lab is to support research at The University of Texas at Tyler by providing students, faculty, and staff with expert guidance in developing research designs and methods and conducting data analyses that are based on quantitative, qualitative, and mixed method approaches.

Our Objectives

  • Provide guidance in the development of research designs and methods for the use with quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches including one-on-one consulting, workshops, and tutorials online.
  • Develop a repository of online resources on research approaches, designs, methods, and data analysis for use by students, faculty, staff, and beyond.

Our Team

  • Visit here to meet our consultants and schedule an appointment
  • Visit here to meet our staff

Resources

  • Visit here for resources to help you with academic writing, qualtrics, data science research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and machine learning.

Upcoming Webinars and Workshops

Topic

Description

Date

Time

Speaker

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Spring 2024 Qualitative Book Club: Part III

Paulus, T, M., & Lester, J. N. (2022). Doing qualitative research in a digital world. SAGE

Chapter 3 (pp. 77-108), “Integrating Qualitative Data Analysis Software Across the Research Process”

Having read the selection in preparation for a meaningful dialogue, please join us for discussion and reflection. Visit the book club page for more information.

Questions? Contact Yonjoo Cho or Annamary Consalvo.

02/29/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Annamary Consalvo & Dr. Yonjoo Cho

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Introduction to Meta-Analysis

This intermediate workshop will discuss the fundamentals of conducting a meta-analysis, including establishing eligibility criteria, abstracting data, and options for statistical analysis using jamovi, a free “point and click” software.

03/01/24

2:00 - 3:00

Dr. Samantha Estrada

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Responding to Reviewers' Comments

Responding to reviewer's comments when revising articles can be difficult. On the one hand, you want to ensure you are speaking to the feedback given by expert peers. On the other hand, you want to avoid a situation wherein you are straying too far from your main claims when trying to account for suggestions, questions, and concerns posed by reviewers. This webinar will discuss strategies for mediating and navigating reviewer's comments during the revision process for academic articles

03/08/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Matthew Kelly

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Spring 2024 Qualitative Book Club: Part IV

Paulus, T, M., & Lester, J. N. (2022). Doing qualitative research in a digital world. SAGE

Chapter 4 (pp. 109-137), “Creating a Paperless Literature Review Process” 

Having read the selection in preparation for a meaningful dialogue, please join us for discussion and reflection. Visit the book club page for more information.

Questions? Contact Yonjoo Cho or Annamary Consalvo.

03/21/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Annamary Consalvo & Dr. Yonjoo Cho

REGISTER

Conducting Repeated Measures Surveys in Qualtrics 

Have you ever needed to send more than one survey to your respondents and match each survey to each respondent? Attend this interactive session to learn how you can match respondents’ answers across distributions without having personally identifying information attached to those answers.

03/22/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Katherine Stone

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Machine Learning: Classification

Discusses different classifiers in MATLAB and its implementation.

03/29/24

2:00 - 3:00

Dr. Premananda Indic

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Spring 2024 Qualitative Book Club: Part V

Paulus, T, M., & Lester, J. N. (2022). Doing qualitative research in a digital world. SAGE

Chapter 5 (pp. 139-171), “Generating Data from Preexisting (Digital) Spaces” and  Chapter 6 (pp. 171-206), “Generating Data with Research Use of (Digital) Tools”

Having read the selection in preparation for a meaningful dialogue, please join us for discussion and reflection. Visit the book club page for more information.

Questions? Contact Yonjoo Cho or Annamary Consalvo.

04/04/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Annamary Consalvo & Dr. Yonjoo Cho

REGISTER

Deep Dive into Deep Learning

MATLAB has different tools for implementing deep learning algorithms. A brief tour of such tools along with some examples are presented

04/12/24

2:00 - 3:00

Dr. Premananda Indic

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Spring 2024 Qualitative Book Club: Part VI

Paulus, T, M., & Lester, J. N. (2022). Doing qualitative research in a digital world. SAGE

Chapter 7 (pp. 207-246), “Transcribing Innovations” and Chapter 8 (pp. 247-292), “Managing and Analyzing Data” 

Having read the selection in preparation for a meaningful dialogue, please join us for discussion and reflection. Visit the book club page for more information.

Questions? Contact Yonjoo Cho or Annamary Consalvo.

04/18/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Annamary Consalvo & Dr. Yonjoo Cho

REGISTER

Qualtrics Scavenger Hunt!

So you think you know Qualtrics? Show off your skills by participating in a fun, friendly, Qualtrics scavenger hunt. New and advanced features will be highlighted, offering everyone an opportunity to learn something new. 

04/19/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Katherine Stone

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Spring 2024 Qualitative Book Club: Part VII

Paulus, T, M., & Lester, J. N. (2022). Doing qualitative research in a digital world. SAGE

Chapter 9 (pp. 293-334), “Writing and Representing Findings to Become Public Scholars” and Chapter 10 (pp. 335-344), “Concluding Thoughts on Doing Qualitative Research in a Chaotic World”

Having read the selection in preparation for a meaningful dialogue, please join us for discussion and reflection. Visit the book club page for more information.

Questions? Contact Yonjoo Cho or Annamary Consalvo.

05/02/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Annamary Consalvo & Dr. Yonjoo Cho

REGISTER

Composing Literature Reviews

Composing literature reviews can grant insight into broader trends, patterns, and conversations in specific disciplines. However, translating a wide range of research into a single, coherent narration can be an imposing task. This webinar will discuss strategies for summarizing a variety of sources and arguments, and translating these findings into a coherent literature review for both experts and novices in a given field.

05/03/24

3:00 - 4:00

Dr. Matthew Kelly

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Academic Writing Retreat

This retreat will be a two-day, in-person event that can help participants plan, write, and revise a manuscript for scholarly publication. Over the course of the retreat, the ORSSP Lab will provide guided lectures that explain effective writing strategies, links to online writing-focused resources, quiet uninterrupted writing time, and opportunities to receive one-on-one feedback from UT Tyler faculty that have extensive experience in academic publishing.

The retreat is open to all UT Tyler faculty, staff, and students. Please register before March 30th, 2024.

5/10/24 - 5/11/24

9:00 - 1:00

Dr. Matthew Kelly

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Visit here to find recordings and resources from past webinars and workshops.