For more information, registration and fees, please visit the ICPSR website. Fee for this course is $1400.
A developmental trajectory describes the course of a behavior over age or time. This two-and-a-half day workshop aims to provide participants with the training to apply a group-based method for analyzing developmental trajectories. This methodology has four significant capabilities:
For more information, registration and fees, please visit the ICPSR website. Fee for this course is $1700.
Intensive longitudinal methods, often called experience sampling, daily diary, or ecological momentary assessment methods, allow researchers to study people's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in their natural contexts. Typically they involve self-reports from individuals, dyads, families or other small groups over the course of hours, days, and weeks.
Have you used R but are unsure of how to harness its potential to create data visualizations beyond very basic plots? Do you find yourself wishing you could simplify your figures into cohesive, multi-layered representations? Put simply, would you like to make your visualizations more intricate and appealing, with less time and effort? This seminar, targeting intermediate R users (i.e., not complete novices), will detail a variety of ways to modify plots in base R and will also introduce attendees to the lattice and ggplot2 packages. Through a combinatio
Join the Public Engagement Project for a presentation and training with Ari Fertig, Manager of University Editorial Relations at The Conversation on Thursday, March 9, 2017 in Hadley Room, UMass Campus Center from 12:00–1:00.
Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series—The Center for Research on Families welcomes Maureen Black, Ph.D., who will present "Building Blocks: Promoting Healthy Habits Through Child Care."
The high prevalence of pediatric obesity is setting children on a trajectory that includes health disparities throughout life. Dr. Black will address the evidence from systems-level interventions conducted among child care centers in promoting healthy habits and preventing obesity among young children.
We conduct observational research because random assignment to treatment condition is sometimes impractical, unethical, or even undesirable. However, observational studies are especially susceptible to threats to internal validity, and selection bias is among the most problematic of these threats.