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I teach a range of courses on quantitative methods in the social sciences
We integrate statistical methods that help address the dependencies inherent in social network data and graphical techniques for representing social structure with theory from organizational studies, communications, social psychology, etc.
A course on multivariate statistics including Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Discriminant Analysis, Factor Analysis, Canonical Correlation, Cluster Analysis and Multidimensional Scaling.
An introductory course into the general linear model (ANOVA and Regression) featuring SPSS and NELS88 a nationally representative data base). I draw the substantive context from recent examples in the educational literature.
An introductory research methods course for master's students in Education. Students learn to interpret statistical analyses in the context of research articles. I design small group discussions including role playing, tutoring, argumentation, etc.
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