What I’m Learning at NCES

I’m currently at a seminar in Washington, D.C.,  sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics. I’ve seen the notices for these a lot of times over the years, and always thought, “Well, that looks

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I’m currently at a seminar in Washington, D.C.,  sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics. I’ve seen the notices for these a lot of times over the years, and always thought, “Well, that looks

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SHOWING students statistics

Science is boring! Math is boring! This is the whine of the world’s most spoiled 13-year-old as she does her homework, and I find it hard to argue with her because I have read her

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Science is boring! Math is boring! This is the whine of the world’s most spoiled 13-year-old as she does her homework, and I find it hard to argue with her because I have read her

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Computers, public libraries and beware the cell chi-square

When the first computer lab was put into the tribal college where I was a consultant, the professor in charge of the project complained that students were spending time in the lab on Yahoo, MySpace,

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When the first computer lab was put into the tribal college where I was a consultant, the professor in charge of the project complained that students were spending time in the lab on Yahoo, MySpace,

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How do you get consulting work, part 2

Working on project for a new client and I was thinking about how we get work, which is a question I get asked all the time both from consultants and people interested in entering the

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Working on project for a new client and I was thinking about how we get work, which is a question I get asked all the time both from consultants and people interested in entering the

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Categorical Data Analysis is even more fun than it sounds

I was very happy to get an acceptance letter from WUSS telling me that my class proposal for the 2011 conference was accepted. I’m usually happy to get acceptance letters in general but this was

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I was very happy to get an acceptance letter from WUSS telling me that my class proposal for the 2011 conference was accepted. I’m usually happy to get acceptance letters in general but this was

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I may as well call it as I see it

I read an interesting blog post by Jason Cohen of Smart Bear, “Do I dare call bullshit” and my comment was so long and my week is so filled, I thought I would just go

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I read an interesting blog post by Jason Cohen of Smart Bear, “Do I dare call bullshit” and my comment was so long and my week is so filled, I thought I would just go

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PSPP is only a free Linux SPSS for those with basic needs

I admit that I am hardly a typical user for statistical software, given that I had to go online to download a file with less than 7,000 records and less than 500 variables. STILL, I

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I admit that I am hardly a typical user for statistical software, given that I had to go online to download a file with less than 7,000 records and less than 500 variables. STILL, I

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More after the data step (the naked mole rat continues)

When last seen, our heroes were attempting to write a book with the title Beyond SAS Basics: Tips, Statistics and a Naked Mole Rat The first chapter was entitled After the Data Step. The first

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When last seen, our heroes were attempting to write a book with the title Beyond SAS Basics: Tips, Statistics and a Naked Mole Rat The first chapter was entitled After the Data Step. The first

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Fixing Mac SPSS 18 with Shades of Linux

How to make SPSS 18 do graphics whether it wants to or not … SPSS isn’t the statistical package I use most often – a few times a month when clients request it. I have

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How to make SPSS 18 do graphics whether it wants to or not … SPSS isn’t the statistical package I use most often – a few times a month when clients request it. I have

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What I’ve Been Doing Instead of Blogging- Analysis of Ethics & Other Stuff (lots of stuff)

After reading that Curt Monash writes FIVE blogs on software and marketing, I felt as if  I had no excuse for not keeping up lately. However, for my excuse, you can click the link below:

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After reading that Curt Monash writes FIVE blogs on software and marketing, I felt as if  I had no excuse for not keeping up lately. However, for my excuse, you can click the link below:

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