Syllabus
Readings
Homework
Data Sets
Handouts & Overheads
Why MLR?
Regression Review
Distinguishing Between Random and Fixed: Variables,
Effects, and Coefficients
Raudenbush & Bryk Example Data Set: High School & Beyond
Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
Intercept Only Model Example (Random Effects
ANOVA): SPSS, R, HLM
Intraclass Correlation
Coefficient
ANCOVA Example (One Level1 Predictor Assuming
Homogeneous Slopes)
Random Slopes Example
Plotting WithinGroup Regression Lines:
SPSS, R, and HLM
Overhead: Examples of Slope Intercept
Correlations
Significance Testing in Multilevel Regression
Significance Testing Examples
Example R^{2} Computations
Multilevel Regression Equations
Some Model Fit Statistics Printed by Multilevel Procedures
Centering in Multilevel Regression
Centering Examples: SPSS and R
Overhead: Compositional Effect
Crosslevel Interaction Example
(Predicting Random Slopes)
Simple Slope Tests of Crosslevel Interactions
Estimation
Methods in Multilevel Regression for Continuous Dependent Variables
Diagnostics
Robust Standard
Errors
Clarification of Notation for Growth
Curve Models
Preparing Data Sets for Growth Curve Analysis
Unconditional Growth Curve Examples
Plotting Growth Curves
TimeInvariant Growth Curve Examples
TimeVarying Covariate Growth Curve Examples
Quadratic Growth Curve
Example
Notes on Error Structures in Multilevel and
Growth Curve Models
Logistic Regression
Multilevel Models with Binary and other Noncontinuous Dependent Variables
Estimation Methods in Noncontinuous
Multilevel Regression
Generalized Multilevel Regression Example
for a Binary Outcome
Missing Data in Multilevel Regression
Sample Size Issues and Power
Further Reading on Multilevel Regression
Links
Snijders
& Bosker (2012) book site with data sets
and software examples (including Stata, R, & MLwiN)
Paul Bliese's Introduction to Multilevel Regression with R
Hox
(first edition) computer examples at UCLA statistical computing site
(includes HLM, MLWin, SAS, Stata & R examples)
UCLA site examples for other
multilevel texts (see Multilevel Modeling)
UCLA SPSS casestovars and varstocases examples
Singer & Willet's Applied
Longitudinal Data Analysis Book
Growth curve examples
from the Singer & Willet text (includes SPSS as well as SAS, HLM, MLWin, State, SPlus, Mplus)
HLM 7 Student Version (for
the full version and other information, see the HLM main menu at SSI)
HLM Software Rental
(rent for 6 months or a year)
HLM Software Examples
Join the
multilevel modeling list
A multilevel
regression model site at University of Bristol. Information on
software, papers, FAQs etc.
Data sets for Joop Hox's text, seond edition (A number
of good multilevel resources)
Free multilevel regression
software: MIXREG, MIXNO, MIXPREG (by Don Hedeker
and Robert Gibbons)
Singer's
Using SAS Proc Mixed article
Bristol Center for Multilevel
Modeling (online learning modules and many useful resources)
Free Copy
of Harvey
Goldstein's Multilevel Book
Optimal Design Power Software (free)
