Chance Dibben
Achievement & Assessment Institute

Summer Research Methods Camp returns to Achievement & Assessment Institute

Fri, 05/14/2021

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) in the University of Kansas’ School of Education & Human Sciences has announced the return of the Summer Research Methods Camp (formerly Summer Stats Camp) for 2021.

From June 7 to July 16, the Summer Research Methods Camp will feature six weeks of virtual sessions covering the latest topics in research methodology. Participants will have a wide range of relevant topics to choose from, all led by subject matter experts and experienced researchers.

While several session instructors come from the field of educational research, the courses have a broad appeal to researchers across many social science areas. Graduate students, faculty, staff, government agencies, corporations and others are invited to attend Summer Camp. All sessions will be delivered synchronously via Zoom.

The camp schedule:

  • Week 1 | June 7-June 11

Survey Methodology with Angela Murray

  • Week 2 | June 14-June 18

Data Analysis in R with Jake Thompson

  • Week 3 | June 21-June 25

Handling Missing Data with Wei Wu

  • Week 4 | June 28-July 2

Social Network Analysis with Remy Dou

  • Week 5 | July 5-July 9

Racial Justice and Equity in Research with Jade Caines Lee

  • Week 6 | July 12-July 16

Conducting Research in Montessori Education with Angela Murray and Carolyn Daoust

KU students will be charged their regular tuition rate. For non-KU students, the pricing is $550 per session, though if individuals would like to earn KU credit, the price is $685 per session. A multiple-session discount is available.

Interested participants can view detailed program information and register at

Questions about the event can be directed to Haiying Long, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and director of the AAI Research Method Boot Camp at KU, by email at

About Achievement & Assessment Institute at KU

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