Statistical Workshop Series, presented by the QMMS program
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP SERIES: Join us for a series of online short courses on a variety of statistical and research topics. All courses are open to UC Merced students, faculty, and researchers. The current cost is free, so sign up soon!
TIMING: Courses will be held via zoom from 9:00-4:00pm on select days. The instructor will schedule morning, lunch, and afternoon breaks according to the course schedule.
LOCATION: A zoom link will be provided.
Registration is now closed. An email with zoom information and workshop materials has been sent to all registered participants.
Course Description: Learn the basics of Bayesian statistics. Estimation, prior distributions, and implementation will be covered in detail. Techniques for best practices will be provided, as well as software examples.
Instructors: Dr. Sarah Depaoli and Dr. Haiyan Liu
Structural Equation Modeling (July 29-30, 2021)
Course Description: Foundations and basics of SEM will be discussed. We will also cover extensions such as mixture and multilevel latent variable modeling. Software examples provided.
Instructors: Dr. Keke Lai and Dr. Sarah Depaoli
Course Description: Learn the entire process of designing and analyzing a rating scale through applications of measurement design, psychometric models, factor analysis, and scale evaluation. Datasets and R code will be provided.
Instructor: Dr. Ren Liu
Course Description: Various methods will be discussed for handling missing data in applied research. Learn about best practices and proper implementation of the techniques.
Instructor: Dr. Fan Jia