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How to collect psycholinguistic data from home: Introduction to crowdsourcing tools

March 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

“How to collect psycholinguistic data from home: Introduction to crowdsourcing tools”

Host: Victor Kuperman

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. EST (GMT -4)

Ability to collect experimental data outside of the lab is of great importance for reaching out to populations outside of university convenience subject pools. This importance is even greater when lab testing is undesirable. This first session of “open office hours” will introduce rich possibilities for data collection using crowdsourcing tools like Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (mturk.com). We will cover several basic types of experiments (surveys; and collection of ratings, linguistic judgments, and written responses), and discuss practicalities of online testing. Several small experiments will be created and results collected and discussed.

No prior knowledge is expected. The session is designed for 20-30 minutes of an informal presentation, followed by the Q&A. Ideas for experiments are very welcome.


Open Office Hours are hosted online using Zoom: https://bit.ly/394W74o

Meeting ID: 218 292 716


You can also join the Open Office Hours by telephone (read more about phoning in here: link).

Toronto: +16473744685

Alberta: +15873281099

Montreal: +14388097799

Toronto: +16473744685

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/absvCEl13d


March 24, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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