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May 2014

Healthy Living Project

May 31, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mar Vista Gardens Community Center Mar Vista, CA United States

Come learn how to live a more positive and healthy lifestyle while also being visited by some very cute lovable, and highly trained therapy animals.

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May 2007

Geographic Information Systems Training Workshop

May 18, 2007

Learn how to turn data into visual maps, using the most widely available desktop system! This second laboratory session provides hands-on training to familiarize participants with the basics of ESRI's core mapping software --ArcMap. Students will learn more about the fundamental principles of GIS through applied instruction on managing, processing and interpreting spatial data. Specifically, students will learn the basics of ArcMap, create maps based on GIS data provided by the instructor, and perform spatial overlays using statistical data.

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Item Response Theory Workshop

May 11, 2007
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

This introductory workshop includes a discussion of the basics of item response theory (IRT) modeling, including discussions of defining model parameters, model assumptions, item and test characteristic and information curves, frequently-used IRT models, and differences between traditional methods and IRT methods. Also included are discussions of the role of IRT modeling in health outcomes research of evaluating and developing questionnaires, identifying differential item functioning, linking instruments, developing item banks, and assessing change and critical issues for applying this methodology in health outcomes research.

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Geographic Information Systems Training Workshop

May 4, 2007 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

This lab-based training will take participants through more sophisticated features of online GIS (Geographic Information Systems). These include creating personal accounts, saving maps and data for easy access, creating customized geographies for focus or study areas, & uploading datasets--both point and polygon--using Excel files. No background training in using GIS software or data management is required.

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March 2006

Oral History Methodology Workshop

March 4, 2006
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

The workshop promises to be an excellent opportunity for participants to increase their knowledge of how to utilize oral history methodologies in their work with racial/ethnic minority populations. The Center also looks forward to increasing the numbers of individuals who can contribute to the Katrina rebuilding efforts through the collection of oral histories from Hurricane Katrina survivors.

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February 2006

Got Data? Get Results: A Qualitative Methods Workshop

February 26, 2006
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Topics discussed in the workshop included: how to design a functional methods section; how to progress from operational questions to finding answers; how to acquire qualitative tools (observation, interview and participation based methods) and their uses; and how to sharpen your analytic skills.

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