Presentations

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Archived Presentation Slides


2016 Empowerment Initiative Presentations

Friday, April 15

Evaluating Measurement Invariance with Cross-Cultural Sensitivity

  • Sara E. Gonzalez
  • 2015-2016 Methodology Applications Series
  • Georgian Suite, Nebraska Union, Lincoln, Neb.
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This presentation will provide participants with a better understanding of issues related to cross-cultural measurement. Throughout our discussion, we will highlight how to approach measurement invariance from a validity perspective. We will introduce participants to the theory behind building a validity argument and describe different sources of qualitative and quantitative evidence that can be collected to build an argument. A tutorial of the steps needed to test a scale for equivalence across cultural groups using data from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) will also be provided.

Thursday, July 14

Workplace bullying: Gender discrimination and the importance of creating kinder an braver work environments

  • Dr. Susan M. Swearer
  • Women in Healthcare Leadership Conference
  • Bryan Medical Center East Campus, Lincoln, Neb.
  • 12:45 to 3:45 p.m.