Wolf Researchers

The COSS Center for Research is hosting a research working group for each month of the Fall semester from 9am to 12pm. Join us for coffee and treats while you work on your research and interact with other faculty and students. These gatherings are a great way to hold yourself accountable to complete your work. 

All sessions will be located in room 211 of Pafford. 

  • Friday, September 28th, 2018
  • Friday, October 26th, 2018
  • Friday, November 30th, 2018

Research Workshops

The Center for Research is hosting a series of workshops each month of the Fall semester from 4:00-5:00 PM. Workshops have limited seating. To register, please email research@westga.edu. Additional materials and information will be sent to registered participants. The goal of these workshops each semester is to support the research and improve the data analysis skills of the participants. Throughout the year we will be covering a wide range of topics on quantitative and qualitative research methods, data analysis, and visualizations. Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome.

  • September 26th: What is social science research? Presented by Dr. Aramide Kazeem
    Have you ever wondered about how to conduct and begin a research project in any social science field? In this workshop, you will learn the crucial and initial stages of getting started on a research project in the social sciences. You will have the chance to learn that some of the crucial and early stages of your project require the review of existing scholarly literature on your selected topic. Come join us and let us discuss your research interest.
  • October 25th: So, you wanna ask a research question, hey? Presented by Dr. J. Salvador Peralta
    Coming up with a topic and research question for a research project is often one of the most difficult steps of the research process. This workshop is designed to help students develop appropriate research questions, and to use a variety of sources to find topics and and polish them into research questions.
  • November 14th:Policies and Procedures for Ethics in Research: Completing Your IRB Application Presented by Dr. Vanessa Griffin
    In the workshop, attendees will learn how to upload document into Atlas.ti and create and manage Atlas.ti files. Attendees will also learn how to code in Atlas.ti, as well as other functions that aid in qualitative analysis.