Fwd: Free Summer Data Workshop: Measures of Effective Teaching Project & Longitudinal Database
A workshop exploring the design, methods, and other key elements of the Measures of Effective Teaching project and the resulting longitudinal database. View this email in your browser The Measures of Effective Teaching Longitudinal Database
A Review of the MET Project and Available Data
Application Deadline: May 1, 2014
Dates: June 9-11, 2014
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
About: This workshop will explore the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Project and resulting longitudinal database. It will include a broad summary of the MET Project's design, original goals, video collection, and scoring procedures, as well as a deeper discussion of key elements, including the nested data structure (district, school, teacher, student), the randomization process and implications for analysis, and the student surveys.
Additionally, time will be spent on practical considerations for current and potential users of the MET data, including logistics of accessing, linking, and scoring the video data, a description of the data file structure and organization, and discussion of the application process and demonstration of the specialized data access tools provided by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). Participants will have temporary access to the MET data via the ICPSR Virtual Data Enclave and Secure Video Player for the duration of the workshop, for both structured exercises and independent work.
Instructors: Original MET Project Partners, MET Early Career Grantees, and ICPSR staff
To Apply: Admission is competitive and limited to 25 participants. You can apply through the ICPSR Summer Program portal by enrolling in the workshop and then uploading the following documents:
- Current curriculum vitae
- Cover letter summarizing research interest pertaining to the MET data, relevant experience, and methodological training
- Graduate students also need to provide a letter of support from their faculty adviser
Questions? Email MET-LDB-Inquiries@...
The ICPSR Summer Program is internationally recognized as the preeminent resource for basic and advanced training in social science research methodologies and technologies.
We offer courses in research design, quantitative reasoning, statistical methods, and data processing. Our goal is to integrate methods of quantitative analysis within a broader context of substantive social research.
For more information, including a complete list of courses, registration information, and scholarships, please visit our website at icpsr.umich.edu/sumprog. You can also contact the Summer Program at (734) 763-7400 or sumprog@...
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