McDevitt & Kline Continuing Education Workshops

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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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In this post, Paul Allison shows how to estimate models in which the effect of an increase in variable X is different in magnitude from the effect of a decrease in X. For linear models, it’s easy to do with decomposed difference scores. A linked paper shows how to do it for logistic regression.
We are starting to post 2019 seminars on our website. More information can be found here.
It’s never too early to start planning a winter getaway! The first seminars in 2019 will be in Florida on February 1-2, 2019:

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Shenyang Guo
Shenyang Guo, Ph.D., is the Frank J. Bruno Distinguished Professor of Social Work Research in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.

Kristopher Preacher
Kristopher J. Preacher, Ph.D., is Professor in the Quantitative Methods program in the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt University.

Tenko Raykov

Tenko Raykov
Tenko Raykov, Ph.D., is Professor of Measurement and Quantitative Methods at Michigan State University.







Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling
Paul Allison, Instructor
October 19-20, Philadelphia

Multilevel Modeling: A Second Course
Kristopher Preacher, Instructor
October 19-20, Philadelphia

Item Response Theory
Tenko Raykov, Instructor
October 26-27, Philadelphia

Propensity Score Analysis
Shenyang Guo, Instructor
October 26-27, Philadelphia

Applied Bayesian Data Analysis
Jeff Gill, Instructor
November 2-3, Philadelphia

Survival Analysis
Paul Allison, Instructor
November 2-3, Philadelphia

Intensive Longitudinal Methods
Donald Hedeker, Instructor
November 9-10, Chicago

Machine Learning
Kevin Grimm, Instructor
November 9-10, Chicago


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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.