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NC TraCS offers the following online learning opportunities:

Introduction to Basic Research

Defines research and discusses areas of research.

View Video 26 mins

Participatory Protections

Helps answer the question: "How will you keep my community and me safe?"

View Video 27 mins

Introduction to Clinical Trials

Discusses the common fears and apprehensive feelings that people often associate with the term 'clinical trial'.

View Video 20 mins

Introduction to Research Methods

Definies basic research methods and clearly explains common research terms.

View Video 31 mins
The following introductory level workshops are offered through NC TraCS CARES:
  • The Translational Research web presentation defines translational research and provides an orientation to the specific services, programs, and training initiatives offered by TraCS, including how we encourage community, clinical, and academic partners to collaborate on translational research projects.

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  • The Research 101 web presentation introduces the key concepts of research, including the different types of research, research methodology and Institutional Review Boards.

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  • The Research 201 web presentation expands upon the concepts introduced in Research 101. This presentation provides viewers with information about developing a research question and hypothesis, an overview of research study designs and a review of various data collection techniques.

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  • The Evidence-Based Interventions web presentation explains the importance of evidence-based interventions (EBIs) in community health research, provides resources for finding EBIs, and shares some considerations when adapting EBIs to meet your research needs.

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  • The Introduction to Program Evaluation web presentation defines program evaluation, explains different evaluation types and identifies resources to assist with evaluation needs.

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  • The Presenting Data web presentation discusses the purpose of presenting data and provides tips for creating dissemination plans and presenting data in a professional manner.

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  • The Participatory Research Approaches web presentation explains the principles of participatory research approaches and provides tools for engaging communities to address health disparities.

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  • The Database Sources web presentation explains the importance of using data in research, identifies databases in which to find data and discusses the best ways to present data.

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  • The Communicating Health Information web presentation defines health communication, explains its role in individual and community health promotion and provides strategies for identifying and reaching specific audiences.

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