Author Archives: cconley

School Board Researcher Network and Sharing Session

Over the past couple of years the Data User Group and Barrie Region MISA PNC have hosted a “Researcher Coffee Break” where school board employees with research, evaluation and data related roles can connect on a teleconference to discuss current … Continue reading

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Community Data Models: A Look at their Development and Uses

In collaboration with the Barrie, Toronto and London MISA (Managing Information for Student Achievement) PNCs (Professional Network Centre) a Special Interest Group has been scheduled for: Date: April 28th, 2015 Time: 1:00-3:30 Location: Toronto District School Board This session will … Continue reading

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New Resources: Qualitative Analysis in R

New to the R Resources page is the “Qualitative Analysis in R” pdf.   This resource, prepared by Greg Rousell, is an overview of getting started with qualitative data analysis in R using the RQDA package.  It walks the reader … Continue reading

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Community Data – Vulnerability indices and technical considerations

AERO has announced an upcoming Special Interest Group session “Working with Community Data Sets”.  This free event will be of interest to those who want to learn more about the approaches and development of vulnerability indices and the practical, technical … Continue reading

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R Summer Institute – Registration Open

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SAVE THE DATE! – SummR Series – June 23 and 24

The Toronto and Barrie Region MISA PNCs are sponsoring a two day R workshop on June 23 and 24.  A location in Toronto is in the process of being reserved for this event. This two day workshop is an extension … Continue reading

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QGIS – Quick Start Tips

Here are a few quick references for getting started with QGIS.  All steps included are based on a 2.2.0 Valmiera installation of QGIS Tips: Install the “Table Manager” plugin to modify the attributes table (i.e. field names etc.) Use the … Continue reading

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