The latest set of the Live Online Short Courses of the 2020-2021 CARMA year, sponsored by the University of South Carolina, were a big hit! This set of Live Online Short Courses offered 125 participants with seven different course options (listed below) that allowed them to engage in an equal amount of lecture and lab time that emphasized hands-on experience and application of the topic.  

Complete Course Listing: 

  • “Introduction to R and Data Analysis” – Dr. Scott Tonidandel, University of North Carolina-Charlotte  
  • “Advanced Multilevel Analysis with R” – Dr. Paul Bliese, University of South Carolina  
  • “Introduction to SEM with LAVAAN” – Dr. Robert Vandenberg, University of Georgia  
  • “Statistical Analysis of Big Data with R” – Dr. Jeff Stanton, Syracuse University  
  • “Intermediate SEM, Model Evaluation” – Dr. Larry Williams, Texas Tech University  
  • “Advanced Data Analysis with R” – Dr. Ron Landis, Illinois Institute of Technology  
  • “Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis in R” – Dr. Ernest O’Boyle, Indiana University 

These courses were held via CARMA’s Virtual Global Classroom using Zoom with instructors providing a live lecture and Q&A session.  

Feedbacks from Course Participants: 

  • “I really liked the accessibility of the instructor (even over zoom), his passion, and his optimism. It made the class enjoyable.”  
  • “It was a fantastic experience, really fantastic teaching. So much information in a short period of time.” 
  • “The course is well balanced with lectures and exercises. I like the breakout room activities.” 
  • “Easily accessible, I would not have been able to attend in-person. Thank you for flexing the courses this year. This was valuable.” 
  • “Instructor was very good and helpful.” 

For more information on upcoming Live Online Short Courses as well as other CARMA events visit