ARC Presentations and Publications

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ARC Associates at SIOP Conference 2018
ARC Associates at MPA Conference 2018
ARC Associates at MPA Conference 2014
MPA Conference 2018 and SIU Assessment Conference 2017

Presentations and Publications

ARC associates are actively involved in research, both for ARC-related projects and personal areas of interest. Below are a few selected publications and presentations ARC associates have been involved in regarding ARC as a program and its vertical practicum structure.

  • Feeser, K. M., Neuhoff, E. M., Palmer, J. C., Narusis, J. D., Gilson, N., Jaffe, H., Morrison, M. M., & Kowalchuk, R. K. (2015, October). Applied Research Consultants: A vertical practicum model for graduate assessment and evaluation training. Paper presented to the 2nd Annual Assessment Conference, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.
  • Hamel, M. G., Hamel, R. P., Neuhoff, E. M., Narusis, J. D., Palmer, J. C., Thompson, I., & Kowalchuk, R. K. (2014, October). SIU Applied Research Consultants: Assessment services and external evaluation. Paper presented at the Inaugural Annual Assessment Conference, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.
  • McKillip, J. (1986). Applied Research Consultants (ARC): The consulting firm as a model for applied research training. Evaluation Practice, 7(4), 37-40.
  • Nadler, J. T. & Cundiff, N. L. (2009). Applied Research Consultants (ARC): A vertical practicum model of training applied research. American Journal of Evaluation, 30(4), 592-602.
  • Vaux, A., & Stockdale, M. S. (1992). Applied Research Consultants (ARC): A service and training model. In A. Vaux, M. S. Stockdale, & M. J. Schwerin (Eds.), Independent consulting for evaluators (pp. 196-211). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Professional Development Seminars

ARC associates also participate in a number of professional development seminars, which provide associates with the opportunity to learn new skills related to ARC services that intersect with their own personal and professional interests. It also allows associates who attend these seminars to become acquainted with new techniques, skills, and become more well-rounded psychologists.

Below you will find a list of recent presenters and their topics:

  • Cognitive Interviews - presented by Sean Geraghty (Spring 2019)
  • Using MTurk for Two-Part Research Studies - presented by Millicent Weber (Spring 2019)
  • Appealing Presentations and Data Visualization - presented by Allysha Kochenour (Fall 2018)
  • R Stuido: Part Three - Additional Features - presented by Vilosh Veeramani (Spring 2018)
  • R Studio: Part Two - Graphics for Business Reports - presented by Malinda Suprise (Spring 2018)
  • R Studio: Part One - The Basics - presented by Alan Franklin (Spring 2018)
  • Turning Your Thesis into a Conference Submission - presented by Raquel Mendizabal Martell (Fall 2017)
  • Using SAS as a Data Management Tool - presented by Colleen Bader (Spring 2017)
  • Work-Life Balance - presented by Kristiana Feeser (Fall 2016)
  • Recent Trends in Leadership Development - presented by Emily Neuhoff (Fall 2016)
  • Using Focus Groups for Applied Research - presented by Nicole Gilson (Spring 2016)
  • Calculating Social Return on Investments: Monetizing the Intangibles - presented by Joseph Narusis (Spring 2016)
  • Standard Query Language (SQL) & Job Searching - presented by Michael Hamel (Fall 2015)
  • Advanced Survey Monkey Techniques - presented by Rachel Hamel (Fall 2014)
  • Qualtrics for Survey and Social Science Research - presented by Sean Cameron (Spring 2013)
  • Online Focus Groups - presented by Melissa Newberry (Fall 2012)
  • National Opinion Research Center - presented by Albert Botchway (Summer 2012)
  • Cultural Competency in Organizations - presented by Randie Chance (Spring 2012)
  • Remark Web Survey Programs - presented by Seth Berry (Spring 2012)