Free workshop August 2018: Meta-Analysis Training Institute (MATI)

Background:  

MATI is a one-week intensive workshop aimed at researchers interested in conducting IES Goal 1 meta-analyses of important research topics.

The goal is to train researchers in state-of-the-art advanced meta-analytic methods. These methods are less commonly taught in courses and workshops.

The workshop will include a combination of lectures, hands-on activities implementing methods in R, and group activities. 

What is the Meta-Analysis Training Institute?

The Meta-Analysis Training Institute is a one-week intensive workshop aimed at researchers interested in conducting IES Goal 1 meta-analyses of important educational research topics.

What is the purpose of the Meta-Analysis Training Institute?

To train researchers in state-of-the-art advanced meta-analytic methods that are less commonly taught in introductory meta-analysis courses and workshops.

When is the Meta-Analysis Training Institute?

August 5th to 11th, 2018.

Where is the Meta-Analysis Training Institute?

On Loyola University Chicago’s downtown campus

Who is teaching the Meta-Analysis Training?

Five experts in systematic review and meta-analysis will teach the course. Dr. Terri Pigott is the Principal Investigator and instructor. The Co-Principal Investigators and additional instructors include Dr. Natasha Beretvas, the University of Texas at Austin; Dr. Joshua R. Polanin, American Institutes for Research; Dr. Elizabeth Tipton, Teachers College, Columbia University; Dr. Ryan Williams, American Institutes for Research.

Who is eligible to attend?

U.S. citizens and resident aliens who have completed their doctorate by the time the workshop begins. Analysts and doctoral students focusing on research methodology and/or statistics may be considered on a case by case basis. Students or analysts will need a letter of recommendation from their advisor speaking to their methods training and promise for future research.

How much does the Meta-Analysis Training Institute cost?

Attending the workshop is generously sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences and is free to participants. This includes airfare, hotel, and per diem.

How do I apply?

The application form will open in mid-December.  The deadline for applications is March 12, 2018.  Please check the website www.meta-analysis-training-institute.com for the application form and more information, or email us at MATI@luc.edu.

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