Short Courses

The following three full-day pre-conference short courses will be offered in English on July 12, 2015:

  • flexMIRT: Flexible multilevel multidimensional item analysis and test scoring
    (will include some annotations and translations to Chinese)
    Li Cai, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    R. J. Wirth, Vector Psychometric Group, LLC, USA
  • Generalized additive mixed models in R
    Simon Wood, University of Bath, Bath, UK
  • Recent advances in the estimation of causal effects:  Focus on propensity scores
    Elizabeth A. Stuart, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

In addition, three full-day short courses will be offered in Chinese on July 11, 2015:

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  • Introduction to Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling
    Jietai Hou, Professor of the Faculty of Education (FED) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Multidimensional Item Response Theory: Theory, Applications and Software
    Lihua Yao, United States Department of Defense
  • Applications of Multilevel Linear Modeling
    Hongyun Liu, the professor of the Institute of Psychology of Beijing Normal University