LVM Workshop

2021 Workshop: Measurement Models

Dates/time: 7/13-7/16/2021 11am-3pm EDT

Location: Online (Zoom)

Registration will open in 2021. Please email with questions or subscribe to site changes.

We offer two workshops on latent variable methods using Mplus and R/lavaan.

  • In odd-numbered years we offer a three day workshop covering measurement models including factor analysis, item response theory, latent class analysis, and measurement non-invariance or differential item functioning detection. See a description of the topics covered here (next offered July 2021).

  • In even-numbered years we offer a three day workshop on longitudinal data analysis including latent growth curve models, random effect models, latent difference score models, and survival analysis. See a description of the topics covered here. (Next offered July 2022).

Both workshops are targeted at novice to beginning users and include introductory material on latent variable modeling and the basics of using Mplus software, or the lavaan package in R. We cover how to use Mplus software interactively, as well as using Mplus via Stata and R. The workshop involves lecture and lab sessions where attendees practice running models on their own computers. Practice data and example problems (capable of being estimated with the Mplus demo version) are provided.

Workshop Fee

The 2021 workshop fee is $75. For Brown faculty and staff, and recent alumni the registration fee is $25.

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