How SAS Helped Me Make Our Best-Selling Educational Game: Part 2

Last time, I gave a bit about the requirements of a game to match the most synonyms in one minute, and how what I learned using SAS was a basis for several parts of the

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Last time, I gave a bit about the requirements of a game to match the most synonyms in one minute, and how what I learned using SAS was a basis for several parts of the

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SAS taught me how to make best-selling games

I’m going to be speaking at SAS Global Forum about the places you can go starting your career with SAS, for example … If you know anything about SAS, you might think from the title

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I’m going to be speaking at SAS Global Forum about the places you can go starting your career with SAS, for example … If you know anything about SAS, you might think from the title

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Standardized testing: Solving your reliability problem

Where we left off, the reliability was unacceptably low for our measure to assess students knowledge of multiplication, division and other third and fourth grade math standards. We were sad. One person, whose picture I

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Where we left off, the reliability was unacceptably low for our measure to assess students knowledge of multiplication, division and other third and fourth grade math standards. We were sad. One person, whose picture I

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Standardized Testing In Plain Words

I hate the concept of those books with titles like “something or other for dummies”  or “idiot’s guide to whatever” because of the implication that if you don’t know microbiology or how to create a

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I hate the concept of those books with titles like “something or other for dummies”  or “idiot’s guide to whatever” because of the implication that if you don’t know microbiology or how to create a

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Statistics Answers the Most Important Social Question

Occasionally, when I am teaching about a topic like repeated measures Analysis of Variance, a brave student will raise a hand and ask, Seriously, professor, WHEN will I ever use this? The aspiring director of

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Occasionally, when I am teaching about a topic like repeated measures Analysis of Variance, a brave student will raise a hand and ask, Seriously, professor, WHEN will I ever use this? The aspiring director of

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A picture of a pretest: Statistical graphics

A picture says 1,000 words – especially if you are talking to a non-technical audience. Take the example below. We wanted to know whether the students who played our game Fish Lake at least through

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A picture says 1,000 words – especially if you are talking to a non-technical audience. Take the example below. We wanted to know whether the students who played our game Fish Lake at least through

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Mom! That Evaluator Keeps Looking at Me!

If I were to give one piece of advice to a would-be program evaluator, it would be to get to know your data so intimately it’s almost immoral. Generally, program evaluation is an activity undertaken

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If I were to give one piece of advice to a would-be program evaluator, it would be to get to know your data so intimately it’s almost immoral. Generally, program evaluation is an activity undertaken

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The Secret Life of Evaluators, with SAS

At the Western Users of SAS Software conference (yes, they DO know that is WUSS), I’ll be speaking about using SAS for evaluation. “If the results bear any relationship at all to reality, it is

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At the Western Users of SAS Software conference (yes, they DO know that is WUSS), I’ll be speaking about using SAS for evaluation. “If the results bear any relationship at all to reality, it is

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Your Baby Is Ugly and Other Start-up Lessons

It’s almost 6 am here on the east coast, and after flying all day during which I worked on a final report for a grant to develop our latest educational game and make bug fixes on

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It’s almost 6 am here on the east coast, and after flying all day during which I worked on a final report for a grant to develop our latest educational game and make bug fixes on

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Urban vs Rural Barriers to Ed Tech: An example of Fisher’s Exact Test

Who was it that said asking a statistician about sample size is like asking a jeweler about price. If you have to ask, you can’t afford it. We all know that the validity of a

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Who was it that said asking a statistician about sample size is like asking a jeweler about price. If you have to ask, you can’t afford it. We all know that the validity of a

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