Syllabus
Readings
Homework
Data Sets
Handouts & Overheads
Why MLR?
Regression
Review
InterceptOnly Model and
Random Effects ANOVA
Distinguishing Between
Random and Fixed: Variables, Effects, and Coefficients
Raudenbush
& Bryk Example Data Set: High School & Beyond
Early Childhood
Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
Creating MDM
Files in the HLM Package
Intercept Only
Model Example (Random Effects ANOVA): SPSS, R, and HLM
Intraclass
Correlation Coefficient
ANCOVA Example
(One Level1 Predictor Assuming Homogeneous Slopes): SPSS, R, and HLM
Random
Slopes Example: SPSS, R, and HLM
Hypothetical
Examples of InterceptSlope Correlations
Plotting WithinGroup
Regression Lines: SPSS, R, and HLM
Example R^{2}
Computation
Significance Testing in Multilevel Regression
Crosslevel Interaction Example (Predicting
Random Slopes): SPSS, R, and HLM
Centering in Multilevel Regression
Centering Examples: SPSS and R
Overhead: Reintroduced Means and
Compositional Effects
Simple Slope tests of Crosslevel Interactions
Multilevel Regression Estimation Methods for
Continuous Dependent Variables
Random Effects Likelihood Ratio Test Examples
Excel Sheet for Mixture Distribution LR Test
(Chibar Test)
Some Model Fit Statistics Printed by Multilevel Procedures
Diagnostics for Multilevel Models
Robust Standard Errors
Mediation with Multilevel Regression
Growth Curve Models
Preparing Data Sets for Growth Curve Analysis
Unconditional Growth Curve Example: SPSS, R,
and HLM
Clarification of Notation for Growth
Curve Models
Plotting Growth Curves: SPSS, R, and
HLM
Growth Curve Example with TimeInvariant
Covariate: SPSS, R, and HLM
Growth Curve Example with TimeVarying
Covariate: SPSS, R, and HLM
Notes on Error Structures in Multilevel and
Growth Curve Models
Overhead: Individually Varying Time Points
Overhead: Nonlinear and Piecewise Growth Curve
Figures
Quadratic Growth Curve
Example: SPSS, R, and HLM
Logistic Regression
Multilevel Models with Binary and other Noncontinuous Dependent Variables
Estimation Methods for Noncontinuous
Multilevel Regression
Generalized Multilevel Regression Example for
a Binary Outcome
Missing Data in Multilevel Regression
Overhead: Missing data types
Multilevel Multiple Imputation Example: Blimp
and R
Sample Size Issues and Power
Further Readings
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)
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)
