Agenda

Day 1 Monday, July 4

Format

 

9:00am - 11:00am

Lecture 1 Introductions, overview of the course, discussion of expectations

In person remotely

 

To be completed by July 5

Lecture 2 Introduction to quantitative literature reviews: Hierarchy of evidence, PRISMA, research question

Lecture 3 Search strategy & article retrieval: Database search and retrieval, introduction to Endnote/Rayyan

On your own

 

Day 2 Tuesday, July 5

 

 

9:00am - 11:00am

Discussion of lectures 2, 3

Project planning: research question, search strategy for rapid review

In person remotely

 

Independent work on formulating research question, search strategy for the rapid review, and identifying the set of papers

Individual/group work

 

Day 3 Wednesday, July 6

 

 

9:00am - 11:00am

Instructions for project presentations

Questions about independent projects

In person remotely

 

To be completed by July 8

Lecture 4 Data Acquisition Methods: Identifying data for extraction; quality assessments individual vs. aggregate data, graphical/tabular extraction

Lecture 5 Overview of Effect sizes, Data Preparation: Unit, error conversions, parameter assumptions

On your own

 

Day 4 – Thursday, July 7

 

 

Independent work on preparing a meta-analysis dataset, complete screening

individual/group work

 

Day 5 – Friday, July 8

 

 

9:00am - 11:00am

Discussion of lectures 4,5

Questions about the independent projects

In person remotely

 

Independent work on preparing a meta-analysis dataset, complete screening & data extraction

Individual/group work

 

 

 

 

Day 6 – Monday July 11

 

 

Scheduled individual meetings to work on the projects

In person remotely

 

 

Day 7 – Tuesday, July 12

 

 

9:00am - 12:00am

Mid-course project presentations

In person remotely

 

 

 

Day 8 – Wednesday, July 13

 

 

To be completed by July 14

 

Lecture 6 Introduction to different weighting schemes: fixed effect and random effects models

Lecture 7 Heterogeneity: quantifying extent of inconsistency between studies

 

 

On your own

 

Day 9 – Thursday, July 14

 

 

9:00am - 11:00am

Discussion of lectures 6, 7

Questions about independent projects

In person remotely

 

To be completed by July 18

Lecture 8 Advanced analysis: subgroup analysis, meta-regression

Lecture 9 Product of meta-analysis

On your own

 

Day 10 – Friday, July 15

 

 

Independent work on meta-analysis of your datasets

Individual/group work

 

Day 11 – Monday, July 18

 

 

9:00am - 11:00am

Discussion of lectures 8, 9

Questions regarding independent projects

In person remotely

 

Independent work on meta-analysis of your datasets

Individual/group work

 

Day 12 – Tuesday, July 19

 

 

Independent work on meta-analysis of your datasets

Individual/group work

 

Day 13 – Wednesday, July 20

 

 

9:00am - 12:00am

Presentations & Discussion of Projects Final discussion and reflections on the course

In person remotely

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