October 26, 2021
Upcoming CARMA Events
Oct. 29 - Webcast Lecture by Dr. Timothy Pollock (Writing about Methods and Results)
Nov. 12 - Webcast Lecture by Dr. Lillian Eby (Funding at NIH: Topics, Processes, Research Methods)
Dec. 3 - Webcast Lecture by Dr. Janaki Gooty (Multilevel and Meta Analysis)
Jan. 4-7 - CARMA Live Online Short Courses - The Americas Region
Jan. 21 - Webcast Lecture by Dr. Jose Cortina (Testing Interactions with Latent Variables)
Webcast Lecture:
Fri Oct 29, 12:00 - 1:30 ET
Writing about Methods and Results

Dr. Timothy Pollock from The University of Tennessee will present CARMA's third Webcast Lecture of 2021-22 academic year. Zoom Webinar Link will be available under "Active Meetings" in the CARMA User Area.

Live Access: Institutional, Premium Members Only
Recorded Access: Institutional, Basic, and Premium Members Only

In this webinar, author and former Academy of Management Journal Associate Editor Tim Pollock introduces the concept of storytelling to academic writing. He applies the five-act storytelling structure from drama, captured in Freytag’s pyramid, to the structuring your research story, with a particular focus on writing effective methods and results sections. He will briefly review the four major types of validity that the Methods and Results sections address, the tradeoffs facing all empirical research, and then discuss each section’s purpose, the challenges in writing the methods and results sections, and how to overcome them...

Webcast Lecture:
Fri Nov 12, 12:00 - 1:30 ET
Funding at NIH: Topics, Processes, Research Methods

Dr. Lillian Eby from the University of Georgia will present CARMA's fourth Webcast Lecture of 2021-22 academic year. Zoom Webinar Link will be available under "Active Meetings" in the CARMA User Area.

Live Access: Institutional, Premium Members Only
Recorded Access: Institutional, Basic, and Premium Members Only

The National Institutes of Health invests over $40 billion annually in research aimed at protecting and enhancing health, reducing illness and disability, and improving health system delivery. Although these topics are relevant to our science, I-O psychologists and management scholars are not well represented in NIH’s extramural grants portfolio. Drawing from 15 years of grant funding from NIH and service on numerous NIH peer review committees, Dr. Eby will discuss the basics of funding at NIH, including different grant mechanisms, review criteria, and research methods considerations. She will also provide tips for preparing successful grant applications and discuss new NIH funding priorities related to the biomedical workforce, health disparities, and social science research...

Our CARMA Team is excited to welcome over 135 universities worldwide to our Institutional Premium and Basic Membership Programs. We have a great line-up of events scheduled, and we will be updating you monthly via our CARMA Messenger. Please note several important changes you will benefit from in the upcoming year:

  • Improved access to CARMA live events using Zoom for faculty and students at all Premium Member schools.

  • Recordings of the lectures will be available in the Video Library for Premium and Basic Institutional Members.

  • We now offer an expanded set of Topic Interest Groups (TIG) for members. (TIGs will meet regularly, also with live, individual viewing access using Zoom Webinars and Zoom Meetings)

  • We now offer a Ph.D. Prep Group for our members. The CARMA Ph.D. Prep Group 2021-2022 is available only to students and faculty who are associated with organizations that are CARMA Institutional Premium or Basic Members.

  • We now offer an expanded set of Live and Online Short Courses for several global regions, with sessions being planned for November, January, April, May, and June. 

  • We revised the Research Methods Education Program by adding a new Ph.D. Prep Group and new digital badges.

We welcome your feedback about our new and traditional programs, please let us know how we can better serve your needs related to research methods education. Good luck with all you are doing, be safe, and we hope to see you at one of our upcoming events.

Dr. Larry Williams, CARMA Director on behalf of the CARMA Team:
Ezgi Dogan, Assistant Director
Mamata Anil Parab, Data Analytics Coordinator
Anna Cobbs, Marketing/Affiliate Member Relations Coordinator
Andie Giles, Marketing/Institutional Member Relations Coordinator
Improved Access to Live Events:

Only Institutional Premium Members, DSDP Members, and PhD Program Affiliate Program Members will have Live Access using the Zoom link found under "Active Meetings" in the CARMA User Area. Recordings will be available for Institutional Members in the CARMA Video Library after the events.

Note: Preregistration Not Required

To access the CARMA Live Events please follow the steps below:
  • Go to your User Area on the CARMA Homepage.
  • Once you login, in the middle, you will see the section “Active Meetings”.
  • There you will find the access link with the title, date, and time of the upcoming event ONE HOUR before the event under this section.
  • Click the "Join" button on the right side.
  • If you have any problems, contact us at carma@ttu.edu.

CARMA Calendar:

CARMA now offers a CARMA Calendar where you can find upcoming events with details for each one. Additionally, you can export all events into Google Calendar or ICAL Export. From the CARMA Calendar screen, you can export all events through the "+ Export Events" button at the bottom of the page, or you can click on individual events and export them on their details page through the "+ Google Calendar" or "+ ICAL Exports" buttons.

To access the CARMA Calendar please follow the steps below:
  • Go to your User Area on the CARMA Homepage.
  • Once you login, click "Events" on the top row.
  • There, under "Events", you will click the "Master Schedule" tab.
  • If you have any problems, contact us at carma@ttu.edu.
Institutional Member Access:

2021-2022 CARMA Institutional Memberships provide research methods education for faculty and graduate students from management, organization studies, and other social science disciplines. CARMA Membership allows access to five new series of lectures and panel sessions, as well as unlimited on-demand access to the CARMA Video Library. Additional benefits include a 50% discount on registration fees for CARMA Short Courses/ Workshops and access to our Research Methods Education Program.

Important Features for Members:
  • Individual live viewing for Premium Members (all faculty and students) using Zoom Webinar and Zoom Meeting
  • Improved access and search process for recordings and our Video Library
  • Expanded set of Topic Interest Groups
  • A new Ph.D. Prep Group
  • Expanded set of Live Online Short Courses for several global regions

Affiliate Member Access:

CARMA Affiliate Programs are a set of funded or non-funded programs offered in partnership with professional associations and groups from fields of management. Their focus is educating faculty and graduate students on discipline appropriate research methods. These programs allow access to resources already developed by CARMA, as well as new events developed for and in partnership with CARMA Affiliates.

2021-2022 CARMA Affiliates:
  • Academy of Management (DSDP)
  • Women in Research Methods (WRM)
  • Southern Management Association (SMA)
  • Ph.D. Project
  • International Professional Associations (IPA)
  • The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Special Upcoming Affiliate Program Events:
To welcome new affiliate members, CARMA is allowing special, one-time live access to two of its November and December Live CARMA Webcast Lectures:

  • CARMA-SIOP Affiliate Program Members: Live access to CARMA's fourth webcast lecture by Dr. Lillian Eby, University of Georgia – Funding at NIH: Topics, Processes, Research Methods; November 12, 2021, 12:00 - 1:30 PM EDT.

  • CARMA-SMA Affiliate Program Members: Live access to CARMA's fifth webcast lecture by Dr. Janaki Gooty, University of North Carolina Charlotte – Multilevel and Meta-Analysis; December 3, 2022, 12:00 - 1:30 PM EDT.
To view your Affiliate Program Member special live event, on the day of the event login as a CARMA Website User, and the link should appear as an active meeting under Upcoming Live Events Information.

In addition to the live events above, Affiliate Members have access to recorded videos from CARMA Classic Webcast Lectures and their affiliate program Collection. For more information visit your affiliate program section on the CARMA Affiliate Program webpage.

CARMA Short Courses are now offered live and online through the CARMA Virtual Global Classroom using Zoom. A total of 40 courses were offered last year targeting global regional areas of North America, Australia, South America, Europe, and Asia. For 2021-22, an expanded set of Live Online Short Courses will be offered.  
CARMA's next set of Live Online Short Courses is in January 2022 (4th-7th) sponsored by the University of South Carolina:

  1. “Introduction to R and Data Analysis” – Dr. Tonidandel, UNCC
  2. “Introduction to Multilevel Analysis with R” – Dr. Bliese, University of South Carolina
  3.  “Introduction to SEM with LAVAAN” – Dr. Vandenberg, University of Georgia
  4. “Statistical Analysis of Text with R” – Dr. Stanton, Syracuse University
  5. “Advanced Data Analysis with R” – Dr. DeSimone, The University of Alabama
  6. “Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis in R” – Dr. O’Boyle, Indiana University
  7. “Introduction to Python for Research”– Dr. Kiley, Oklahoma State University
  8. “Model Evaluation with Your Data: Intermediate SEM” – Dr. Williams, Texas Tech University
  9. “Advanced Qualitative Methods for Micro-Management Research” – Dr. Hollensbe, University of Cincinnati
  10. “Mixed Methods and Qualitative Comparative Analysis”– Dr. Greckhamer, Louisiana State University

Registration is open, members receive a 50% discount, and the early, advanced registration discount is available until November 1st.