American Statistical Association
New York City
Metropolitan Area Chapter
June 18, 2012
The New York Metro Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association
In Collaboration With
The Educational Psychology Ph.D. Program of the City University of New York
Are Pleased to Invite You to a Colloquium
BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH DATA ANALYSIS WITH R
Yuelin Li, Ph.D.
Associate Attending Behavioral Scientist
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
This talk covers some of the widely used statistical methods in behavioral research. The focus is on practical analytic skills. The first half of the talk covers more basic skills, e.g., how to present subtle effects when sample size is limited, how to calculate statistical power by simulation, and how to use R to teach statistics to visual learners. The second half of the talk covers more sophisticated methods such as Item Response Modeling with testlets and Hierarchical Linear Modeling. Enough details are covered so that you can immediately apply these methods in your own research.
The talk is prepared for individuals who already know R basics but would like to learn more sophisticated techniques. It is based on my book of the same title (with Jonathan Baron at U Penn).
The overall goal is to share with you a different way of thinking about statistics and data analysis in behavioral research.
Monday, June 18, 2012
4:00 to 6:00 P.M.
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street)
Room - To Be Announced
New York, New York
Registration and Fees
Advanced registration is required and there is no fee.
Seating is limited.
Registration is now closed.
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