|Referent||Phil Chalmers, Quantitative Methods in Psychology, York University Toronto|
|Abschluss||Certificate of attendence|
Users from all professional groups who have basic knowledge in statistics and have used R before. (For introductory R courses please revisit the course list.)
Item response theory (IRT) is a latent variable framework designed for modeling educational and psychological measurements. Popular representations of IRT include the Rasch, partial credit, graded response, and three-parameter logistic model. Today, IRT has become the state of the art in a variety of scientific disciplines ranging from large scale educational assessments like the PISA study and standardized psychological testing to the development of objective scales for measuring, e.g, the degree of physical impairment in medical research.
The outline of the course includes:
For all Zurich R Courses participants should bring their own laptops to the course and will be informed by email in advance which packages they need to install.
Tuesday February 10th and Wednesday February 11th 2015