Spring_Summer 2018

1) Core course (mandatory)

Foundations 2: Stochastic Models of Time-Dependent Cognitive Mechanisms (Instructors: Rolf Ulrich & Andreas Voss, Location: Tübingen, Assignment: Exercises in statistical modeling and analysis)

20.04.2018:    11:00 – 18:00 in room 4.332
21.04.2018:    09:00 – 16:00 in room 4.332

Foundations 2: Multinomial-Processing-Tree (MPT) Modeling: Basic Methods and Recent Advances (Instructors: Edgar Erdfelder,  Daniel Heck & Franziska Meißner, Location: Mannheim, Assignment: Exercises in statistical modeling and analysis)

17.05.2018:    10:00 – 18:00 in B6, 30-32, room 212
18.05.2018:    09:00 – 17:00 in B6, 30-32, room 212

Foundations 2: Current Advances in Linear and Probabilistic Test Models (Instructors: Tanja Lischetzke & Thorsten Meiser, Location: Landau, Assignment: Exercises in statistical modeling and analysis)

04.06.2018:    11:00 – 18:00 in room W002 (Methodenzentrum, Westring 2)
05.06.2018:    09:00 – 16:00 in room W002 (Methodenzentrum, Westring 2)

Foundations 2: Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Within-Person Change: Specific Applications (Instructor: Sabine Sonnentag, Location: Mannheim, Assignment: Exercises in statistical modeling and analysis)

14.09.2018:    09:00 – 17:00 in B6, 30-32; Room 211

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2) Trainings (elective)

Academic Writing and Publishing (Instructor: Benjamin Hilbig, Date: 04.05.2018, 19.05.2018 and 16.06.2018 (10:00 - 18:00), Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 212))

Conference Presentations (Instructor: Andrea Kiesel, Date: 22.06.2018 (10:00 - 17:00), Location: Freiburg)

Methods of Research Documentation including Digital Archiving (Instructors: Erich Weichselgartner & Ronny Bölter, Date: 02.08.2018 (10:00 - 18:00), Location: Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 162)). +++ Please bring your own primary data for the practical part of this training!+++    In the last 30 minutes of this training Angela Leichtweiß and Philipp Zumstein will give some information on the services of the University Library of Mannheim (MADOC, MAData, and publication support) for those participants interested in that.

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3) Workshops (elective)*

Core Principles of Bayesian Estimation and Model Selection (Instructor: Daniel Heck, Date: 03.05.2018 (10:00 - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 162), Assignment: Programming exercise)

Individual Estimation with Dynamic Models of Choice (Instructors: Andrew Heathcote & Dora Matzke, Date: 15.05. and 16.05.2018 (9:00 - 17:30), Location: Heidelberg, Assignment: Programming exercise)

Hands-on browser-based experimentation (Instructor: Felix Henninger, Date: 14.06.2018 and 15.06.2018 (09:00 - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 162), Assignment: Programming exercise)

An introduction to Python (Instructors: Ulf Mertens & Stefan Radev), Date: 26.07.2018 (10:00 - 18:00), Location: Heidelberg (Psychologisches Institut, Hauptstraße 47 - 51, Cip Pool I), Assignment: Programming exercise)

Approximate Bayesian Computation with Python (Instructors: Ulf Mertens & Stefan Radev), Date: 27.07.2018 (10:00 - 18:00), Location: Heidelberg (Psychologisches Institut, Hauptstraße 47 - 51, Cip Pool I), Assignment: Programming exercise)

New:

Transparent Open Science [Instructor: Jeffrey Rouder, Date: 06.09.2018 (10:00 - 17:00), Location: Freiburg (Seminarraum A, Hörsaalgebäude), Assignment: Readings]

Hypothesis Testing with Bayes Factors (Instructor: Jeffrey Rouder), Date: 12.09.2018 (10:00 - 11:30 Schloss EO 162; 12:30 - 17:00; Building L7, 3-5; Room: 358) and 13.09.2018 (09:00 - 17:00; Schloss EO 162), Location: Mannheim, Assignment: Programming exercise)

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* SMiP Ph.D. students may also attend other method workshops (e.g., offered by the CDSS: https://gess.uni-mannheim.de/doctoral-programs/social-and-behavioral-sciences-cdss/course-catalog/spring-2018.html). Please consult the coordinator for further information.

4) Colloquia (mandatory, Assignment: Presentation)

a) Local colloquia

Colloquium Freiburg

Colloquium Heidelberg

Colloquium Mannheim

Colloquium Tübingen

b) Joint colloquia

Summer Retreat (07.09.2018 - 08.09.2018, Location: Studienhaus Wiesneck in Buchenbach near Freiburg i.Br.)


5) Coaching for Ph.D. Students (Compatibility of Private Life and Academic Career)

Initital Workshop (Date: 02.05.2018 (13:00 - 16:00), Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 230))

Individual Consultations 1 (Dates: 08.05.2018 or 14.05.2018, Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 318))**

Individual Consultations 2 (Dates: 06.06.2018 or 18.06.2018, Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 318))**

Cancelled: Optional Intermediate Workshop (Date: 25.07.2018 (13:00 - 16:00), Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 230))

Individual Consultations 3 (Dates: 31.07.2018 or 01.08.2018, Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 318))**

Re-Scheduling: Individual Consultations 4 (Dates: 09.10. and 11.10.2018, Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 318))**

Re-Scheduling: Concluding Workshop (Date: 20.11.2018, 10:00 - 13:00) + eventually guest talk in the afternoon (14:00 - 17:00) Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 230))

** Each Individual Consultation lasts 90 minutes. The dates directly before other teaching activities (14.05., 13.06., 01.08., and 11.10.2018) are reserved for the Ph.D. students from Freiburg and Tübingen. During the summer break an individual consultation via telephone (75 minutes) will be scheduled on 03.09.2018 or 04.09.2018 (between 9:00 and 16:00).