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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 7: Introduction to Mediation

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lesson 1: Mediation and Conditioning on Intermediate Outcomes8m
Lesson 2: Reframing the Problem of Mediation10m
Lesson 3: Identification of Controlled, Average Direct and Indirect Effects12m
2 readings
Welcome to Module 730m
Intro Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Module 7
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 8: More on Mediation

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lesson 2: Sensitivity Analyses for Mediation7m
Lesson 3: Instrumental Variables with a Continuous Treatment10m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 810m
1 practice exercise
Module 8: Assessment
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 9: Instrumental Variables, Principal Stratification, and Regression Discontinuity

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading
3 videos
Lesson 2: Principal Stratification8m
Lesson 3: Regression Discontinuity12m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 910m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 10: Longitudinal Causal Inference

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 29 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lesson 2: Marginal Structural Models8m
Lesson 3: Structural Nested Mean Models and g-estimation9m
1 reading
Welcome to Module 1010m
1 practice exercise
Module 10: Assessment

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