Recent Educate-R

simglm v0.7.4: Tidy Simulation

I’m happy to formally announce a major update to the simglm R package. In brief, the updated package contains a new more robust syntax for simulating data, adds parallel processing support for replicating the simulation (or power analysis) using the future.apply package/framework, and new updated vignettes showing off the many options available in the tidy simulation syntax. The package can be installed with the following code: install.packages("simglm") The package can then be loaded with:

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pdfsearch v0.3.0

I’m happy to formally announce a major update to the developmental version of the pdfsearch R package. In brief, this version includes support for splitting the PDF by sentences instead of by lines of text. Secondly, initial testing of splitting PDFs that are aligned in multiple columns has been promising. This functionality attempts to align the multiple columns into a single column in which the keyword searching peformed by pdfsearch can be stronger with the search being done in context.

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Recent Publications

  • Power Analysis by Simulation using R and simglm
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  • Differentiating Among Gifted Learners: A Comparison of Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory on Above-Level Testing
    Abstract PDF
  • Reading Comprehension Assessment: The Effect of Reading the Items Aloud Before or After Reading the Passage
  • Examining High School Student Engagement and Critical Factors in Dropout Prevention
  • The Advanced Placement Program in Rural Schools: Equalizing Opportunity
  • Model misspecification and assumption violations with the linear mixed model: A meta-analysis
    Abstract PDF Link to Sage Open