McDevitt & Kline Continuing Education Workshops

Statistics training that makes sense

At Statistical Horizons, you can learn the latest statistical methods in an efficient, affordable and enjoyable manner. We offer short seminars on a wide variety of popular statistical methods—methods that are not offered in many graduate programs. Our instructors are all well-known experts in their fields. They are also outstanding teachers who are highly skilled at making statistics understandable.

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Check out our Fall 2019 seminar schedule!

Introducing 2 new statistics seminars:

Social Networks: Statistical Approaches, a survey of statistical methods for analyzing social network data, taught by John Skvoretz on November 15-16.

Regression Discontinuity Designs, which focuses on methods for the analysis and interpretation of Regression Discontinuity (RD) designs, taught by Rocío Titiunik on December 6-7.

PLANNING FOR 2020 is underway!

Join us for the first seminars of the new year in Florida on January 31-February 1:

     •  Introduction to Structural Equation
taught by Paul Allison
     •  Machine Learning taught by Kevin Grimm

Paul Allison will teach back-to-back seminars from February 18-21 in San Diego; register for both to get a discount.

     •  Survival Analysis 
     •  Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Stata

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Felix Elwert
Felix Elwert, Ph.D., is the Romnes Professor of Sociology, and affiliated Professor of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, and Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Kristopher Preacher
Kristopher J. Preacher, Ph.D., is Professor in the Quantitative Methods program in the Department of Psychology and Human Development at Vanderbilt University.

David Wilson
David B. Wilson, Ph.D., is a Professor and Chair of the Criminology, Law and Society Department at George Mason University.






Directed Acyclic Graphs for Causal Inference
Felix Elwert, Instructor
October 18-19, Philadelphia

Multilevel Modeling: A Second Course
Kristopher Preacher, Instructor
October 18-19, Philadelphia

Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Structural Equation Modeling
Paul Allison, Instructor
October 25-26, Washington, D.C.

David Wilson, Instructor
October 25-26, Washington, D.C.

Applied Bayesian Data Analysis
Jeff Gill, Instructor
November 1-2, Philadelphia

Item Response Theory
Tenko Raykov, Instructor
November 1-2, Philadelphia

Matching and Weighting for Causal Inference with R
Stephen Vaisey, Instructor
November 8-9, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is October 8

Mediation, Moderation, and Conditional Process Analysis
Andrew Hayes, Instructor
November 8-9, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is October 8

Intensive Longitudinal Methods
Donald Hedeker, Instructor
November 15-16, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is October 15

Social Networks: Statistical Approaches
John Skvoretz, Instructor
November 15-16, Philadelphia
Early registration deadline is October 15


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Paul D. Allison, Ph.D., is President of Statistical Horizons and Emeritus Professor of the University of Pennsylvania. He has been offering short courses in statistics for over 30 years.