Welcome to Intermediate Conservation Social Science 2019!

Daily Agenda and Presentations

Day 1: Different approaches for conservation social science research

Quantitative Approaches for Conservation Social Science

Qualitative Approaches for Conservation Social Science

Mixed Method Approaches for Conservation Social Science

Day 2: Design

Conceptual frameworks

Study designs

Concept-Question matrix

Bias and mitigating bias

Day 3: Collection and measurement

Sampling

Instruments

Ethics and responsible conduct in research

Day 4: Analysis and interpretation

Exploring relationships

Finding patterns

Reliability and validity

Software

Day 5: Communication and dissemination

Audiences and their needs

Communicating science

Course Readings and Materials

(Access Here)

Day 1: Different approaches for conservation social science research

Day 2: Design

Day 3: Collection and measurement

Day 4: Analysis and interpretation

Day 5: Communication and dissemination

Additional Resources, Links, Media, Etc.

(Not required for the course, but of possible interest and for future use)

Conservation Social Science Checklists

Helpful checklists for a range of conservation social science research, including design, analysis, and knowledge dissemination