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CSSE 2012 – Topics Trending in Education Research (Top-TIER)

This weekend, education researchers from across Canada will be traveling to  Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo to participate in the Canadian Society for the Study of Education’s (CSSE) Annual Congress.  As is traditionally the case, Ontario is … Continue reading

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Reshaping the Country

Maps are one of my favorite approaches to presenting information.  However, they are just as vulnerable to abuse, misuse and overuse as every other form of data visualization.  Traditionally, maps employ color ranges, textures, symbols and boundary widths to describe … Continue reading

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John Hattie: Visible Learning in Toronto

On April 18th, John Hattie (Visible Learning) spoke in Toronto.  During his presentation, participants shared resources and links on twitter (#HattieTO).  A compilation of these tweets can be found here. For those who were unable to attend either the April … Continue reading

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AERA 2012 Summary and “Overview”

This year, rather than using R to pull the AERA tweets I used Martin Hawksey’s Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet TAGS v3.  It was a straight forward set up that produced some nice summaries and rolling updates.  While I think the TAGS … Continue reading

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Ontario Education Research at AERA 2012

Today is the official start to the 2012  Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).  Over the next 5 days researchers from around the world will be sharing their work and networking.  If, like me, you are unable … Continue reading

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It Is All Up-Hill For This Data Vis

Although snow conditions are usually the first thing skiers ask about, by the time you get to the base of a mountain (and even before you put your gear on) it is important to know which chair lifts are running … Continue reading

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Research Transparency and Accountability – New Collaborations?

The discussion of a new tri-council policy framework on February 16th , previewed recommendations that have evolved over two years of deliberation and planning to address issues of research transparency and accountability.  During a research integrity workshop session of the … Continue reading

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