McDevitt & Kline Continuing Education Workshops

Statistics training that makes sense

At Statistical Horizons, you can learn the latest statistical methods in an efficient, affordable and enjoyable manner. We offer short seminars on a wide variety of popular statistical methods—methods that are not offered in many graduate programs. Our instructors are all well-known experts in their fields. They are also outstanding teachers who are highly skilled at making statistics understandable.

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new Blog

“How many imputations do you need?” – Guest blogger, Paul von Hippel, presents a new formula for determining how many imputed data sets are needed for multiple imputation. The method is implemented in packages for Stata, SAS, and R.

Check out our Fall 2019 seminar schedule!

Introducing 2 new statistics seminars

Social Networks: Statistical Approaches, a survey of statistical methods for analyzing social network data, taught by John Skvoretz on November 15-16.

Regression Discontinuity Designs, which focuses on methods for the analysis and interpretation of Regression Discontinuity (RD) designs, taught by Rocío Titiunik on December 6-7.

PLANNING FOR 2020 is underway

Join us for the first seminars of the new year in Florida on January 31-February 1:

     •  Introduction to Structural Equation
taught by Paul Allison
     •  Machine Learning taught by Kevin Grimm

Paul Allison will teach back-to-back seminars from February 18-21 in San Diego; register for both to get a discount.

     •  Survival Analysis 
     •  Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Stata

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Donald Hedeker
Donald Hedeker, Ph.D., is a Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago.

John Skvoretz
John Skvoretz, Ph.D., is Distinguished University Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of South Florida.

Rocío Titiunik
Rocío Titiunik, Ph.D., is Professor of Politics at Princeton University.




Intensive Longitudinal Methods
Donald Hedeker, Instructor
November 15-16, Philadelphia

Social Networks: Statistical Approaches
John Skvoretz, Instructor
November 15-16, Philadelphia

Latent Class Analysis
Stephanie Lanza and
Bethany Bray, Instructors
December 6-7, Philadelphia

Regression Discontinuity Designs
Rocio Titiunik, Instructor
December 6-7, Philadelphia

Missing Data Online
Paul Allison, Instructor
December 6-January 3

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling
Paul Allison, Instructor
January 31-February 1, Ft. Myers
Early registration deadline is January 3

Machine Learning
Kevin Grimm, Instructor
January 31-February 1, Ft. Myers
Early registration deadline is January 3

Survival Analysis
Paul Allison, Instructor
February 18-19, San Diego
Early registration deadline is January 21

Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Stata
Paul Allison, Instructor
February 20-21, San Diego
Early registration deadline is January 21


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Paul D. Allison, Ph.D., is President of Statistical Horizons and Emeritus Professor of the University of Pennsylvania. He has been offering short courses in statistics for over 30 years.