FALL 2021 COLEARN COURSES
WITH YAN 'DIANE' DAI
Free & Open to All
Introductory, no fear courses for getting setup with statistical software. This is a student space, for graduate students and by graduate students.
CoLearn Instructor: Yan Dai, Ph.D. Student in Educational Psychology (Contact)
Friday, Sept. 17th @ Noon
How to select a proper questionnaire from psychometric perspectives
Prepare for ERMA 8200 Survey Design and ERMA 8350 Advanced Measurement (Psychometrics).
Project and manuscript instrument selection
Write project and Manuscript method section
How to select a proper questionnaire for your project
Is my instrument with good validity and reliability?
Can I use several scales together?
Tips for scale consistency; What shall I do if I violate scale consistency?
Writing up the instrument description in a Method section.
Friday, Oct. 1st @ Noon
SURVEY DESIGN II
Survey design and distribution via Qualtrics
Prepare for ERMA 8200 Survey Design
Survey preparation and distribution in Qualtrics
Write up a method section in your project and Manuscript
Design a participant-friendly and researcher friendly survey in Qualtrics
Frame of survey
Download your data to put into SPSS
Friday, Oct 15th @ Noon
ANALYSIS IN SPSS
Prepare your data for analysis in SPSS
Prepare for ERMA 7300, ERMA 7310, ERMA 7300 8320Design and analysis I, II, & III.
Data preparation and transformation
Project and Manuscript Method section
How to prepare my own data for data analysis
Name and label your item
Clean your data
Friday, Oct 29th @ Noon
SELECTING A TEST
Prepare for ERMA 7200, ERMA 7300, ERMA 7310, ERMA 8320 , and ERMA 8210
What Analysis Method I should use to answer my research questions?
Write up a results
Friday, Nov 19th @ Noon
INTRODUCTION TO MPLUS
Prepare for ERMA 8340 SEM
Manuscript method and result section
Compare SPSS, Mplus, and AMOS
Get access to and set up Mplus
Transfer data from SPSS to Mplus
Mplus for Regression
Mplus for SEM
Tips for using Mplus
YAN 'DIANE' DAI
About the CoLearn Instructor
Yan “Diane” Dai, M.Ed. M.A., is a second-year doctoral student in the Educational Psychology program at the Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership & Technology (EFLT), Auburn University.
Her research interests focus on motivation (particularly on self-efficacy and self- regulation), resilience, cross-cultural compassion study, and online learning.
Prior to coming to Auburn, Diane served as an ESL instructor at Hebei University of Economics and Business in China. She completed her M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century from Ashland University (Ohio) and received her M.A. in English Linguistics and Literature from Hebei Normal University (PRC).
Diane is the editorial manager of The Professional Educator at Auburn University. She serves on Educational Psychology Student Committee at EFLT, Auburn University. She currently teaches Co-learn courses of QMER.