CARMA Resources

Tufts University Information Technology(UIT) Academic Technology(AT) group recently acquired a Tufts subscription to the Center for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis(CARMA) website. CARMA provides video lectures addressing statistical research methologies widely used in the Social Sciences. The presentations are designed to be tutorial in nature and self-contained. Many topics are presented at the upper undergrad and graduate school level. Presenters are CARMA Fellows from universities throughout the U.S. Most streaming lectures are 60-90 minutes in duration and include downloadable powerpoint slides. Lecture presentations have included topics such as Limited Dependent Variable regression, Structural Equations Models, Meta-Analysis, NonResponse in Surveys, Robust Regression, Item Response Theory, Latent Growth models, Hierarchical Modeling and many more. A schedule for Spring 2007 Webcasts is available on their website along with archieved lectures. Tufts faculty and students are required to register on the CARMA site with a Tufts email address and to obtain a password for access.

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