Invitation to a Quantitative Seminar Afternoon – 23rd September 2013

Please find attached an invitation (see below) and the programme for the first seminar on Quantitative methods (in Education) for 2013. The seminar, organised by the Manchester Institute of Education, will be held on Monday 23rd of September 2013 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm, in Room A1.13 at Ellen Wilkinson Building.. Lunch will be provided from 12:30.

This first seminar, in what we are hoping to be developed as a seminar series, includes four talks about modelling and visualisation:

1. Geographical information systems (GIS) for educational research: introduction and examples (Prof Ruth Lupton, MIE)

2. Modelling the dynamics of student attainment and disposition to study (Dr Malk Mouldoon, School of Mathematics)

3. The hungry Caterpillar plot: explaining the roles of classes, schools and other clustered data (Dr Michael Wigelsworth, MIE)

4. Interpreting, communicating and teaching statistics with graphics: a general methodology using effect displays (Dr Graeme Hutcheson, MIE)
The presentations will be followed by an open discussion on emerging issues around quantitative methods in educational research.

If you plan to attend please register your interest by email at maria.pampaka{at}manchester.ac.uk by 19th of September in order to organise catering.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Please click this link to view the seminar schedule: Quantitative seminar Sept 2013

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