Proposed Schedule


Sunday July 20, 2014
7:00-
9:00 p.m.    
Optional welcome dinner
Monday July 21, 2014 
8:30-10:00 a.m. Introduction to the workshop, change models and treatment theories
10:00-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
Varieties of research designs and designs for quantitative research
12:00-1:00 p.m.   Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m.   Threats to the validity of research designs
2:30-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-5:00 p.m.    Threats to the validity of research designs (cont.)
Tuesday July 22, 2014
8:30-10:00 a.m. Introduction to regression, with labs
10:00-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
Introduction to regression, with labs (cont.)
12:00-1:00 p.m.   Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m.   Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM), with labs
2:30-3:00 p.m. Break
3:00-5:00 p.m. HLM, with labs (cont.)
Wednesday July 23, 2014
8:30-10:00 a.m. Introduction to statistical power analysis with a link to design and statistical conclusion validity
10:00-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.
General discussion, wrap up, and evaluation
12:00 p.m.  Workshop ends

The topics covered in the workshop are discussed thoroughly in the following books:

Shadish, W. R., T. D. Cook, and D. T. Campbell. 2002. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs for Generalized Causal Inference. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Kirk, R. E. 2013. Experimental Design: Procedures for the Behavioral Sciences, 4th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Agresti, A., and B. Finlay. 2009. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Raudenbush, S. W., and A. S. Bryk. 2002. Hierarchical Linear Models: Applications and Data Analysis Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.