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October 2020

Logistic regression: Analyzing binary outcomes

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$200

A 4-hour workshop taught by Steve Porter, Ph.D. Regression workshop series discount!  Register for this along with our workshops on Refresher on multiple regression for the applied researcher (September 25) and Basics of multilevel modeling: Handling grouped data in research and evaluation (October 29) for only $500 (would normally cost $700 for all three). If you are interested in the workshop series, email us at mail@percontor.org for discount codes. Register Overview Many outcomes in education are binary in nature: accept or…

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Basics of multilevel modeling: handling grouped data in research and evaluation

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$250

A 6-hour workshop taught by Paul D. Umbach, Ph.D. Regression workshop series discount!  Register for this along with our workshops on Refresher on multiple regression for the applied researcher (September 25) and Logistic Regression: Analyzing binary outcomes (October 23) for only $500 (would normally cost $700 for all three). If you are interested in the workshop series, email us at mail@percontor.org for discount codes. Register Overview This workshop provides the basics of multilevel modeling, focusing on practical applications rather than statistical theory. Researchers…

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November 2020

Introduction to the R Statistical Computing Environment

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
$250

A 6-hour workshop taught by Mariola Moeyaert, Ph.D. Register Overview The R statistical programming language and computing environment is a free, open-source package for statistical analysis. R has become the de-facto standard in statistics (see Muenchen, 2018; Suda, 2017) and is widely used in the social, health, physical, and computational sciences. Researchers transition to R because it is powerful, flexible, makes routine data analysis easy and has a large and rapidly growing community of users. This workshop is designed to introduce…

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Increasing web survey response rates: What works?

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$200

A 4-hour workshop taught by Paul D. Umbach, Ph.D. Survey methods workshop series discount!  Register for this along with our workshops on Introduction to survey sampling for the applied researcher (January 19) and Writing and evaluating good survey questions (October 1) for only $400 (would normally cost $550 for all three). If you are interested in the workshop series, email us at mail@percontor.org for discount codes. Register Overview Are you getting low response rates when you conduct web surveys? This workshop…

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Exploring the power of predictive analytics: A step-by-step introduction to building a student-at-risk prediction model

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$225

A 5-hour workshop taught by Serge Herzog, Ph.D. Predictive analytics workshop series discount!  Register for this along with Student success prediction at your fingertips: Developing online dashboards with Microsoft Power BI© for only $300 (would normally cost $450 for both). If you are interested in the workshop series, email us at mail@percontor.org for discount codes. Register Overview The purpose of this workshop is to teach institutional research, assessment, and evaluation professionals how to effectively build and implement a predictive model to identify students…

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Introduction to matching and propensity score analysis

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
$250

A 6-hour workshop taught by Steve Porter, Ph.D. You may also be interested in our introduction to binary logistic regression class. Register Overview Propensity score analysis (also known as “matching”) is a popular way to estimate the effects of programs and policies on outcomes. Yet researchers face a dizzying array of choices, in terms of particular matching techniques to use, as well as many different options for implementing a specific technique. This workshop provides a concise introduction to matching for the applied…

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Student success prediction at your fingertips: Developing online dashboards with Microsoft Power BI©

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$225

A 5-hour workshop taught by Serge Herzog, Ph.D. Participants of this workshop will benefit from also taking our Predictive Analytics workshop. Predictive analytics workshop series discount!  Register for this along with Exploring the power of predictive analytics: A step-by-step introduction to building a student-at-risk prediction model for only $300 (would normally cost $450 for both). If you are interested in the workshop series, email us at mail@percontor.org for discount codes. Register Overview The purpose of this workshop is to teach education professionals how…

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January 2021

Introduction to survey sampling for the applied researcher

January 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$150

A 3-hour workshop taught by Paul D. Umbach, Ph.D. Survey methods workshop series discount!  Register for this along with our workshops on Increasing web survey response rates: What works? (November 5) and Writing and evaluating good survey questions (October 1) for only $400 (would normally cost $550 for all three). If you are interested in the workshop series, email us at mail@percontor.org for discount codes. Register Overview Have you ever wondered why survey researchers employ sampling? What are the implications of…

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