# 2011 Schedule

## Four-Week Courses

### First Session, June 20-July 15

See our guide for selecting Summer Program courses during the first 4-week session.

#### Workshops:

9am-11am

- Introduction to Applied Bayesian Modeling for the Social Sciences
- Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Generalized Linear Models
- Rational Choice Theories of Politics and Society

12:30pm-2:30pm

- Methodological Issues in Quantitative Research on Race and Ethnicity
- Quantitative Analysis of Crime and Criminal Justice
- Network Analysis
- Introduction to Game Theory
- Time Series Analysis

2:30pm-4:30pm

- Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis I
- Regression Analysis I: Introduction
- Regression Analysis II: Linear Models
- Scaling and Multidimensional Analysis

#### Lectures:

11am-noon

1pm-2:30pm

- Introduction to Computing (June 20-July 8)
- Blalock Lectures: Advanced Topics in Social Research
- Data Mining (June 27-July 8)

5:30pm-7:30pm

6pm-8:30pm

- Introduction to the R Statistical Computing Environment (June 21-July 1)

6:30pm-8:00pm

- Blalock Lectures: Advanced Topics in Social Research
- Latent Class Analysis (July 5-7)

### Second Session, July 18-August 12

See our guide for selecting Summer Program courses during the second 4-week session.

#### Workshops:

9am-10am, 5pm-6pm

9am-5pm

10am-noon

- Longitudinal Analysis
- Simultaneous Equation Models
- Advanced Game Theory
- Regression Analysis III: Advanced Methods

1pm-3pm

- Advanced Topics in Maximum Likelihood Estimation
- Advanced Bayesian Models for the Social Sciences
- Applied Multilevel Models
- Regression Analysis II: Linear Models
- Structural Equation Models With Latent Variables

3pm-5pm

- Advanced Multivariate Statistical Methods
- Categorical Data Analysis
- Causal Inference for the Social Sciences
- Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis II

#### Lectures:

8:30am-10am

- Introduction to Computing (July 18-July 29)

noon-1pm

- Review/Introductory Lectures on Matrix Algebra (July 18-August 5)

5:15pm-6:15pm

- Introduction to the R Statistical Computing Environment (July 19-July 29)

5:30pm-7:30pm

6:30pm-8pm

- Blalock Lectures: Advanced Topics in Social Research
- Missing Data: Statistical Analysis of Data with Incomplete Observations (July 18-July 22)

6:30pm-8:30pm

- Blalock Lectures: Advanced Topics in Social Research
- Statistical Graphics for Visualizing Data (July 25-28)

## Three- to Five-Day Workshops

Unless otherwise indicated, workshops are held in Ann Arbor Michigan, on the University of Michigan campus. Workshops usually meet daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

**NOTE: please check back to the course listing for possible further developments.**