LVM Workshop

2020 Workshop: CANCELED

2021 Workshop: Measurement Models (item response theory, factor analysis, latent class analysis)

Dates/time: 7/14-7/16/2021 9am-4pm [TENTATIVE]

Location: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

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 item response theory. 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 $690. Early bird discount of $190 if registered 30 days prior to first day ($500 for days 1-3). The fee is refundable (see Workshop Fee page). Fee includes materials, lunch, coffee and other drinks, snacks. Reduced fee for Brown faculty and staff, and recent alumni ($225 registration fee).

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