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Kaplan delivers Bayesian Methods workshop at the Instituto de Investigacion y Desarrollo Educativo

April 03, 2018

UW-Madison’s David Kaplan was in Ensenada, Mexico, last month delivering a workshop on Bayesian Methods to faculty, staff and students at the Instituto de Investigacion y Desarrollo Educativo (Institute for Educational Research and Evaluation). This institute is associated with The Autonomous University of Baja California.

YouTube video featuring David KaplanKaplan is the Patricia Busk Professor of Quantitative Methods with the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Educational Psychology. His work is in the field of quantitative methodology, with a focus on the application and development of quantitative methods for problems in in large-scale educational assessments.

Kaplan is the author of the 2014 book, “Bayesian Statistics for the Social Sciences.”

While visiting the institute in Mexico from Feb. 28 to March 4, Kaplan was briefly interviewed by the staff for the Instituto de Investigacion y Desarrollo Educativo YouTube channel about his visit and work.

Check out a video to learn more about Kaplan’s visit here