I am a Ph.D. student of the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. I am now working with Prof. Jim Slotta at his ENCORE Lab.
Technology Related Stuff
Linux (Fedora, CentOS) Stuff
- My Experiences of Installing PHP IDEs on CentOS
- Installing PDT and PHPEclipses on CentOS
- Installing PHP Development Tools on Fedora 7
- A Simple Sample of Using PDT
Cool Software (most are for Mac)
- Tomcat Controller – Mac download has version 1.2. MacUpdate has version 2.1. You can install Tomcat anywhere (any directory you can access) on your Leopard and start and stop your Tomcat.
- SimplyBurns – Small and easy to use software with functions I need, like burn data cds, copy cd, erase cd-rw, burn images, rip discs (create image of cds). However, I think it is a little slow.
Here are some personal thoughts, experiences, and resources (books, research papers, Internet resources ...) that I had in my research methods and statistics courses as well as my practical research. Things that I think important and I should pay more attention to.
Personal Thoughts and Experiences.
- The Issue of Power Analysis - Something I learned about power analysis and resources.
- Sample Size in Factor Analysis - What is the minmum sample size for conductiong factor analysis? Absolute sample size is important or subjects-to-variables ratio is important? what are the conditions of using small sample size?
- Salsburg, D. (2001). The lady tasting tea: How statistics revolutionized science in the twentieth century. New York: WH Freeman and Company.
- Mill, J. D. (2003). SPSS textbooks: A review for teachers. Statistics Education Research Journal, 20(2), 59-70.
- Keselman, H. J., etc. (1998). Statistical practices of educational researchers: An analysis of their ANOVA, MANOVA, and ANCOVA analysis. Review of Educational Research, 68, 350-386. More in ENCORE resources ...