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Livestream Seminar

Introduction to Social Network Analysis

A 3-Day Livestream Seminar Taught by

John Skvoretz
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Schedule: All sessions are held live via Zoom.

10:00am-2:00pm ET (New York time): Live lecture via Zoom
4:00pm-5:00pm ET: Live lab session via Zoom (Thursday and Friday only)

Our lives play out through the relationships we maintain with others. Much social research assumes that these relationships can be ignored, and focuses instead on how individual attributes influence such outcomes as success, health, and sense of well-being. Social network research takes a contrary view, placing explanatory power in the connections we have to others and how the overall patterning of those connections contributes to the important outcomes in our lives.

Starting November 11, we are offering this seminar as a 3-day synchronous*, remote workshop. Each day will consist of a 4-hour live lecture held via the free video-conferencing software Zoom. Participants are encouraged to join the lecture live, but will have the opportunity to view the recorded session later in the day if they are unable to attend at the scheduled time.

Each day will include a hands-on exercise to be completed on your own after the lecture session is over. An additional lab session will be held Thursday and Friday afternoons, where you can review the exercise results with the instructor and ask any questions.

*We understand that scheduling is difficult during this unpredictable time. If you prefer, you may take all or part of the course asynchronously. The video recordings will be made available within 24 hours of each session and will be accessible for four weeks after the seminar, meaning that you will get all of the class content and discussions even if you cannot participate synchronously.

Closed captioning is available for all live and recorded sessions.

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“Dr. Skvoretz is the best..."

“Dr. Skvoretz is the best – I’ve been teaching for over 25 years and I both learned about social network analysis and got some teaching ideas. He has a real gift for explaining things.”

Andy Morriss

Texas A&M University