CARMA offers first short courses in Australia
The Center for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA) at Wayne State University last week hosted their first set of research methods "short courses" at the University of South Australia in Adelaide. A total of four courses, each lasting two and a half days were offered from November 18-20.
The instructors were nationally recognized professors from top research universities, most of whom were current or former journal editors or editorial board members from top organizational journals. Course topics included:
- Introduction to Structural Equation Methods - Larry J. Williams, Wayne State University
- Introduction to Regression Analysis - Richard P. Deshon, Michigan State University
- Meta-Analysis - Fred Oswald, Rice University
- Interviewing for Qualitative Research - Sally Maitlis, University of British Columbia
A total of 79 faculty and doctoral students participated. Participants came from more than 10 universities, including University of South Australia, University of Adelaide, Ghent University, Griffith University and Flinders University.