REDCap Workshop Recordings

Becker Library is pleased to offer introductory, hands-on REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) workshops. REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online databases and surveys. Developed at Vanderbilt University and made freely available to other institutions, our Washington University instance of REDCap is managed by the Institute for Informatics. Join us in person or view the recordings to learn what REDCap is and how to use it to collect and manage your research data.

REDCap – Introduction to REDCap

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Recorded May 26, 2020

REDCap – Introduction to REDCap part 1

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Note: This recording contains similar information as the first half of the Introduction to REDCap recording from May 26, 2020 directly above but moves at a slower pace.

Recorded January 6, 2021

REDCap – Introduction to REDCap part 2

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Note: This recording contains similar information as the second half of the Introduction to REDCap recording from May 26, 2020 at the top of the page but moves at a slower pace.

Recorded January 13, 2021

REDCap – Longitudinal Projects and Surveys

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Recorded March 20, 2020

REDCap – Survey Setup and Distribution

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Recorded January 20, 2021

REDCap – Data Dictionary and Data Import Tools

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Recorded March 13, 2020

REDCap in a Flash – Subtracting Dates, Calculating BMIs, and Rounding Calculated Fields

Recorded June 24, 2020. 

REDCap in a Flash – Correcting Calculated Field Data for all Records using Data Quality Rules

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Recorded July 1, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Creating Reports and Data Exports

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Recorded July 8, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Preparing De-Identified Data Exports

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Recorded July 15, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Automated Survey Completion Notifications for Study Team Members using Advanced Logic (Updated for REDCap Version 9)

Recorded September 1, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Automated Survey Completion Notifications for Study Team Members using Advanced Logic (REDCap Versions 8 and below)

Recorded July 29, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Create a “Re-Enter Email” Field with Error and Skip Protection

Recorded August 5, 2020. 

REDCap in a Flash – Using the Survey Queue

Recorded August 12, 2020. 

REDCap in a Flash – Embed, Images, Audio, and Video directly into a Field

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Recorded August 19, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Copying and Downloading Entire Projects or Individual Instruments

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Recorded August 26, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Distributing Surveys via the Participant List for Longitudinal Projects

Note: There was an issue with the recording at the 31:25 timepoint that required about five seconds of video to be removed. An additional example of the topic being covered was performed immediately following the time of the edit.

Recorded September 30, 2020

REDCap in a Flash – Creating an e-Consent Form using the Online Designer and mHealth Template Data Dictionary

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Session was held on October 14, 2020. Due to sound issues, the session was re-recorded at a later date. 

REDCap in a Flash – REDCap e-Consent Versioning

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Note: At the end of the session, there was a question about setting the Survey Status of Informed Consent Form Version 1 to Survey Offline. This should have been done earlier in the session. A pdf with instructions to set the Survey Status to Survey Offline are included with the files to complete the activities (Survey_Offline.pdf).

Recorded October 21, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – REDCap Version 9 Updates


Note: The reCAPTCHA feature in the Survey Distribution Tools did not work during the presentation. reCAPTCHA did not work because a REDCap reCAPTCHA had already completed on the computer used for the recording earlier in the day. REDCap states, “A survey participant will never have to pass the reCAPTCHA test more than once per day on a given device or computer.”

Recorded October 28, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Survey Login – December 17, 2020

Recorded December 17, 2020 

REDCap in a Flash – Survey Login – July 23, 2021

This Survey Login session includes guidance from WUSTL Information Security. The volume does fade at times. Please send questions to sorensenc@wustl.edu.
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Recorded July 23, 2021 

REDCap Workshop – Create and Modify e-Consents Following Updated HRPO Preferences

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Recorded April 8, 2021 

REDCap Workshop – Using Multiple “Arms”

Recorded April 15, 2021 

REDCap Workshop – Piping and Action Tags

Recorded April 22, 2021