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Graduate WebShop: The Impact of the Internet on So …. Graduate WebShop:
The Impact of the Internet on Society June 6 11, 2004

University of Maryland College Park
Application deadline for best consideration: April 5, 2004

The Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland is hosting the 4th annual graduate student workshop or WebShop. Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, up to 50 graduate students and 20 leading scholars and experts who study the behavioral aspects of information technology will discuss current issues and research. Dr. Ben Shneiderman of the University of Maryland's Computer Science Department is on board to help the WebShop by building bridges to the human computer interaction community.

Student participants will receive up to $350 as a travel support grant as well as room and board. Students will develop original research projects as the basis for their thesis, dissertation, or other publication.

Topics include, but are not limited to: Social Networks, Computer Graphics and Navigational Skills, Inequality/Digital Divide, Public Access and Usage, and Social Capital Implications. Please access the WebShop web page for the latest information about the WebShop and the invited participants.

Please find application information here.

I attended this last year and it is quite good.



i don't do behavioral research except by inference. but this will probably be pretty good.