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DR Matthew Courtney

Positions

  • Multi-level Modelling of individual & contextual effects in educational settings.
  • Structural Equation Modelling (auto-regressive, growth curve, & multi-level SEM).
  • Student integration/engagement in higher ed.; K-12 educational achievement; & assessment of state social program effectiveness.
  • Various quant. research designs, data preparatory procedures, and multivariate analyses.

Overview

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  • I am an early academic interested in the application of quantitative methods to provide insights into the educational and social sciences. 

    My main area of expertise is in student engagement/integration in higher education; K-12 educational achievement; & assessment of state social program effectiveness.

    I have experience in the application of various quantitative research designs, data preparatory procedures, and multivariate analyses, including, Structural Equation Modelling (auto-regressive, growth curve, & multi-level SEM); and, Multi-level Modelling of individual & contextual effects in educational and social interventions.

    I have peer-reviewed journal publications relating to both educational statistics and education in general.
       

Publications

Awards

Education and training

  • Post Doc., University of Auckland 2016
  • Ph.D, University of Auckland 2015
  • M. Ed (1st class hons), The University of Waikato 2008
  • B.Teach, The University of Waikato 2001

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Supervision

Available for supervision

  • N

Supervision Statement

  • I am available to supervise masters and doctoral students.