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URC Seminars

Seminar on Quantitative Data Analysis: SPSS and AMOS

Date: 24 July 2015 (Friday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Venue: B0614, 6/F, Block B,
The Open University of Hong Kong, Homantin, Kowloon
Speaker: Ms Brenda Lee, Business Manager, SBAS (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Language: Cantonese supplemented with English Terminologies

Researchers who need to analyse a lot of data would find SPSS and AMOS very useful. This seminar provides an application-oriented introduction to advanced statistical methods available in SPSS Statistics and AMOS for data analysts and researchers. You will review a variety of advanced statistical techniques and discuss situations in which each technique would be used, the assumptions made by each method, how to set up the analysis, as well as how to interpret the results. This seminar includes a broad range of techniques for predicting both continuous and categorical outcomes, as well as methods to cluster cases, create statistical groupings of variables, and find similar cases using a large set of variables. You will gain an understanding of when and why to use these various techniques as well as how to apply them with confidence and interpret your output.

Seminar on Qualitative Data Analysis: NVivo
Date: 21 August 2015 (Friday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Venue: B0614, 6/F, Block B,
The Open University of Hong Kong, Homantin, Kowloon
Speaker: Ms Sue Bullen, Training and Research Consultancy Regional Manager, QSR International Pty Ltd.
Language: English

From policy evaluation and health research, to literature reviews and content analysis; over 1.5 million individuals and teams across 150 countries access QSR’s NVivo software to arrive at informed decision and understanding. NVivo does not do the thinking for you; its powerful workspace helps you to explore your information, so you can focus on making new discoveries and better decisions.

This seminar will focus on the fundamentals of working in NVivo, from creating a project, importing your material (whether it be text, PDFs, Datasets, Web pages, media or image files) and coding. It will also cover the many tools that can be used to explore and ask questions of your data, generate visualisations and share your findings.

*For further details, please refer to the event website or contact Ms Hoyee Auyueng (URC) at hauyeung@ouhk.edu.hk or 2768 6051.


IRITS Luncheon Seminar Series

Seminar on Big Data of Algae Research
Date: 24 July 2015 (Friday)
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: C0713, 7/F, Block C,
The Open University of Hong Kong, Homantin, Kowloon
Speaker: Dr Eddie Ka-lun Law, OUHK
Language: English

Seminar on Virtual Machines, Containers, and Operating Systems
Date: 21 August 2015 (Friday)
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: To be confirmed
Speaker: Dr Eddie Ka-lun Law, OUHK
Language: English

Seminar on Numerical Solution of One-Dimensional Stefan Problems
Date: 28 August 2015 (Friday)
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: To be confirmed
Speaker: Professor James Caldwell, Honorary Professor, OUHK
Language: English

*For further details, please refer to the IRITS website or contact Dr Shui-ching Ho (S&T) at scho@ouhk.edu.hk or 3120 2778.


IRDCH Seminars

Seminar on Issues in Teaching and Assessment of Creative Arts
Date: 24 August 2015 (Monday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: D0808, 8/F, Jubilee College,
The Open University of Hong Kong, Homantin, Kowloon
Speaker: Dr David Yip, Lecturer in Animation and Visual Effects
Language: Cantonese

Seminar on 傳統戲曲象征符號的現代化運用
Date: 24 August 2015 (Monday)
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Venue: D0808, 8/F, Jubilee College,
The Open University of Hong Kong, Homantin, Kowloon
Speaker: Ms Yi Shi, Director of Art Education Center, Shanghai University of Electric Power
Language: Mandarin

*For further details, please refer to the IRDCH website.


    

 

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