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CARMA Short Courses in Detroit, MI

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May 13-18, 2013 at Wayne State University

Short Course Sessions and Groupings

We offer two sessions which allows course participants the opportunity to take two back-to-back courses that compliment one another. All courses in a session are taught concurrently, so a participant can take only one course per session. See the course list below, groups are generally located in the same row.

Short Course Topics and Instructors

(click here to download a document with course summaries and instructor biographies)
Session One
Monday May 13 – Wednesday May 15, 2013
Session Two
Thursday May 16 – Saturday May 18, 2013

"Introduction to Structural Equation Methods"
Dr. Larry J. Williams, Wayne State University

"Intermediate SEM: Model Evaluation "
Dr. Larry J. Williams, Wayne State University

"Advanced SEM I: Measurement Invariance,
latent growth modeling and nonrecursive modeling"

Dr. Robert Vandenberg, University of Georgia

"Advanced SEM II: Missing data issue in SEM,
multi-level SEM and latent interactions"

Dr. Robert Vandenberg, University of Georgia

"Multilevel Theory and Measurement"
Dr. James LeBreton, Purdue University

"Multilevel Analysis"
Dr. Paul Bliese, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

"Grounded Theory Method and Analysis"
Dr. Karen Locke, College of William and Mary

"Ethnographic Methods"
Dr. Michael Pratt, Boston College

"Interviewing for Qualitative Research"
Dr. Sally Maitlis, University of British Columbia

POSTPONED - "Assessing Constructs Using Content Analysis"
Dr. Jeremy Short, University of Oklahoma

POSTPONED - "Measure Development and Evaluation"
Dr. Lisa Lambert, Georgia State University

"Introduction to R and Data Mining"
Dr. Jeff Stanton, Syracuse University

"Social Network Analysis"
Dr. Rich DeJordy, Northeastern University

"Mediation and Moderation"
Dr. Mark Gavin, West Virginia University

"Meta-Analysis: Models & Processes"
Dr. Michael McDaniel, Virginia Commonwealth University

"Alternatives to Difference Scores: Polynomial Regression and Response Surface Methods"
Dr. Jeff Edwards, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Short Course Schedule

Monday May 13 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday May 14 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday May 15 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday May 16 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday May 17 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday May 18 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration, Pricing, Advanced Registration Deadline

Click here to register for CARMA Short Courses in Detroit, MI

Prices per Course: *All prices are in US Dollars (USD)

  • Faculty/Professional: $800.00
  • Students: $600.00

CARMA Members Prices per course

  • CARMA Members Faculty/Professional: $400.00
  • CARMA Members Students: $300.00
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All participants are eligible for the following discount:

  • Register for both sessions, receive $75 off the total price.

Advanced Registration Deadline:

  • Register after April 12, 2013 and a $75 service charge will be added to your order's total.

Accommodations/ overnight lodging

The official hotel of this year's CARMA short courses is the Hotel St Regis Detroit. The St. Regis Hotel was chosen after careful consideration of several alternatives, and was selected based on its location, the full range of services and amenities that are available, and price. CARMA staff have met several times with the new St. Regis Hotel management, who are committed to doing all that is required to provide a great experience for CARMA and our Short Course participants. For more details about CARMA's plans at the St. Regis and a special invitation from the CARMA Director, Larry Williams, click here.

Please contact the hotel directly by Phone (313) 873-3000 or Email to book a room in the CARMA block at discounted rate, tell them you are with the CARMA group, reservation # 73634.

The deadline for discounted rates is May 3.

Hotel St Regis Detroit
3071 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Single Rooms or Double Rooms $84.00 Per Night.
Single or Double Rooms $89.00 Per Night w/ Cold Continental breakfast included.
Hot Breakfast available with a coupon for the difference.

CARMA will provide a complimentary shuttle between the hotel and the short courses location at Wayne State's campus for your convenience. The shuttle route will include dozens of restaurants, retail, and museums in the Midtown Detroit/Wayne State University area.

St. Regis Hotel

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