***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** WORKSHOPS ARE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR A WORKSHOP FEE (Conference participation is not required for workshop attendees) ALL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD ON: Thursday June 7, 2007 in Hartford, CT (specific location to be announced) REGISTER AT: http://www.incommunityresearch.org/ crossroadsIIpreconwkshps.htm Or by calling ICR conference line: 860-278-2044 ext. 286 Registration deadline: NOW, right after you register! DONT MISS IT! SIGN UP!! 1. Social Network Analysis Stephen Borgatti, Ph.D., Analytic Technologies 9:00 am 3:00 pm , June 7th, Hartford CT This workshop, exploring the relationships among actors in a social context, focuses on the analysis of network data and the consideration of network-informed action/intervention strategies. Participants will become familiar with the software packages UCINET, E-Net and NetDraw for visualization and uncovering structural properties of networks, including measuring centrality and cohesion, and detecting subgroups. Dr. Borgatti is a Professor at Boston College, a Senior Editor at Organization Science, and sits on the editorial boards of Journal of Management, Computational and Mathematical Organizational Theory, Journal of Social Structure, and Field Methods. Workshop Fee: $200 (regular) / $100 (student) 2. State of the Art: Integrating Software with Qualitative Analysis Raymond C. Maietta, Ph.D., ResearchTalk, Inc. 10:00 am 1:00 pm, June 7th, Hartford CT This workshop demonstrates that community-based researchers can use qualitative software to manage and analyze multiple forms of data (text, audio, video and/or graphic files) without diminishing the methodological integrity of their work. This workshop will focus on the variety of data formats available for use within qualitative software such as ATLAS.ti and MAXqda, including episode summaries and profiles, memo writing, codebook and theme evolution, strategies for data review and analysis, and output and visual diagramming tools. Dr. Maietta is president and founder of ResearchTalk Inc., which provides training on all phases of qualitative analysis to university, government, non-profit and corporate researchers. Workshop Fee: $150 (regular) / $75 (student) 3. GIS Workshop on Mapping Neighborhoods for Community-Based Research Ellen Cromley, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, The Institute for Community Research 9:00 am 3:00 pm, June 7th, Hartford CT This workshop emphasizes GIS functions and data that can be used to describe neighborhoods from social, spatial, perceptual, and administrative dimensions in community-based research. Participants will learn how to integrate US Census and neighborhood data. Participants will receive a workbook providing detailed information and references on the GIS procedures demonstrated in the workshop. Dr. Cromley has conducted workshops on GIS for the Agency on Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Academy Health, and the American Dietetic Association and is a co- author GIS and Public Health with Sara McLafferty (Guilford Press, 2002). Workshop Fee: $200 (regular) / $100 (student) 4. Ethical Challenges and Guidelines in Community Based Research Robert Levine, M.D., Yale University School of Medicine 10:00 am 12:00 pm, June 7th, Hartford CT This workshop offers an introduction to ethical dilemmas in community based research. It will review the history and development of the frameworks for research ethics that are commonly utilized in health, social science and educational research, ethical considerations in partnership development, basic concepts in protection of human subjects, and other issues that community based researchers face. Dr. Levine is Professor of Medicine and Lecturer in Pharmacology at Yale University School of Medicine, and the author of numerous publications and is currently preparing the third edition of his book, Ethics and Regulation of Clinical Research. Workshop Fee: $100 (regular) / $50 (student) _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.