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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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R – Special Education Data Cleaning

Three new scripts have been added to the R resource section: SpecEd_36_ISD_Coding.R SpecEd_G9_ISD_Coding.R SpecEd_OSSLT_FTE_ISD_Coding.R These files have been developed to support the analysis of achievement or context by Special Education categories. Each of the scripts takes your ISD file and: … Continue reading

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Join us at OERS 2014…

If you are attending the 2014 Ontario Education Research Symposium be sure to stop by the Data User Group table that will be set up for the poster session. It will be a great opportunity to network and get feedback … Continue reading

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Second Workshop Scheduled for “Introduction to R – Towards Reproducible Research”

A second “Introduction to R – Towards Reproducible Research” workshop has been scheduled for January 9th, 2014.  The format and material covered will be the same as the December 9th workshop and is intended to provide an additional opportunity to … Continue reading

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