Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis Lab

Remote Appointments

Until further notice, all consultations with QQDAL graduate assistants will be remote. Please contact the lab assistants to schedule a remote appointment.

Located in 519 Baldy Hall, the Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis Lab (QQDAL) offers free assistance with issues related to quantitative and qualitative research design, data analysis and measurement/classification. The following software packages are housed in the lab: Atlas.ti, HLM, HyperResearch, LISREL, MPlus, nVivo, R, SAS, SPSS, Stata and Winsteps. Graduate assistants are available for consultation on the use of these packages.

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Who can use the lab?

Students, faculty and staff within the Graduate School of Education seeking help with course assignments and research projects are encouraged to make use of the lab.

No appointment is necessary during walk-in hours. Lab (graduate) assistants may also be available by appointment (contact via email below). Consultations are available during lab hours either face-to-face or via Webex, if necessary. Contact the relevant graduate assistant to schedule a time to meet.

Contact

QQDAL Office Phone Lab Director Lab Assistants

716-645-4052

 

 

 

 

Jeremy Finn
finn@buffalo.edu

Lois Weis
weis@buffalo.edu

   

Quantitative: Joseph Jaeger
jajaeger@buffalo.edu

Qualitative: Lei Zhu
lzhu9@buffalo.edu

 

Spring 2021 Lab Hours

Day Quantitative Lab
(Joseph Jaeger)    
Qualitative Lab
(Lei Zhu)                           
Tuesday 3 – 6 p.m. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 2 – 6 p.m.
Thursday 3 – 6 p.m. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Fall 2020 Lab Hours

Day Quantitative Lab
(Joseph Jaeger)    
Qualitative Lab
(Lei Zhu)                           
Tuesday 12 – 3 p.m. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wednesday 12 – 3 p.m. 2 – 6 p.m.
Thursday 2 – 6 p.m. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

QQDAL is closed on all days that UB classes are not in session.

Quantitative

Quantitative Research Consultations

The following are topics that are often covered:

  • explaining statistical concepts and procedures
  • assistance with homework or assignments
  • assistance with manual or computer calculations
  • helping with collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • assistance in statistical research and evaluation design
  • answering questions regarding SPSS or other statistical analysis software

If you are seeking advice on writing a dissertation or master's thesis, please coordinate your work in the lab with your supervising faculty.

Quantitative Research and Data Analysis Resources

Do you have questions about the data analysis or research process with regard to quantitative research? Look below for a collection of useful resources for University at Buffalo students.

Qualitative

Qualitative Research Consultations

Consultations are available during ab hours either face-to-face or via Webex, if necessary. Contact the relevant graduate assistant to schedule a time to meet.

The following are topics that are often covered:

Qualitative Research and Data Analysis Resources

Do you have questions about the data analysis or research process with regard to qualitative research? Look below for a collection of useful resources for University at Buffalo students.