SWAM-CARMA Affiliate Program Benefits
50% Discount on CARMA Live Online Short Courses
A 50% discount on CARMA Short Course registration fees for over 50 CARMA Live Online Short Courses will be offered in November, January, April, May, and June of 2022-2023. For the upcoming Live Online Short Courses click here.
Each CARMA short course is typically 20 hours long based on a research method or data analysis topic. CARMA Short Courses place an emphasis on hands-on experience and on the application of the methodology aimed at skills development through equal amount of lecture and lab-time. Instructors are leading methodological scholars recognized within the organizational studies and management areas as experts on their topics. Several are current or past editors of leading organizational journals. A list of CARMA Short Courses includes introductory and advanced training on quantitative and qualitative topics, including content that might not be readily available at your institution. In addition, our short courses provide students and faculty with the opportunity to network with leading scholars and other students/faculty in their areas of interest.
CARMA Video Library Access
Archived versions of all Live Webcast Lectures and other key events since 2004 are available within the CARMA Video Library. The Video Library currently contains over 200 recorded lectures from internationally recognized scholars on a variety of research methods (including qualitative and quantitative). We have improved the access and search process for the recordings and our Video Library which will result in a better viewing experience. All faculty and students from member universities will have on-demand individual access to all of these recorded lectures at any time from any location. These lectures and related materials can serve as a resource for authors, reviewers, and editors seeking guidance on basic and advanced research methods design and analysis questions. They also can be used as a teaching resource, adding variety to the in-class experience with group viewing and/or as assigned for individual access outside of class, thus enriching the learning experience. Instructors find our videos valuable as they provide insight into current issues in research methods and give students an opportunity to hear from experts in the field of research methods. The recordings enhance knowledge and application of research methods and by providing a basis of discussion and debate.
The CARMA Webcast Lecture Series was established in 2004 to provide university faculty, graduate students, and other researchers with advanced training in research methods and data analysis. This annual series consists of ten live webcast lectures presented by nationally recognized methodologists. These lectures are developed at an introductory and advanced doctoral student level and will typically include an introduction to the topic as well as a consideration of current technical issues. Emphasis is placed on the application of the research method technique. Also, Zoom Webinar platform allows individual live viewing for Affiliate Program Members (all faculty and students). Prior to each lecture, background readings, references, and PowerPoint slides will be available on the CARMA website.
The PhD Prep Series consists of live online events that focus on developing research methods knowledge and skills needed for success as a doctoral student and faculty member. Different sessions will focus on topics related to the specific needs of early, middle, and late-stage doctoral students. Examples may include learning the basics of different research methods and data analysis techniques, preparing for comprehensive exams, and developing the research methods section of a dissertation proposal. Others may relate to submitting conference papers and articles to academic journals, editorial review of articles, and job search and career management.