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TL;DR Run shiny::runGitHub('jbryer/ShinyPoster') see an example poster. Go to https://github.com/jbryer/ShinyPoster to download the template Introduction In the past several years academic conferences have begun to display poster presentations electronically. This provides an opportunity for authors to include interactivity into their posters. Shiny has become a popular and powerful framework for researchers to create interactive web applications. This poster and paper presents a framework for creating traditional two or three column posters using Shiny.

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I am working on a project where I need to upload PDFs generated from Rmarkdown to a SFTP server. The sftp R package is a nice wrapper to the RCurl package for handling SFTP access. But to my surprise, SFTP support is not included on Macs by default through the curl command. After some research I found the curl-openssl formula that includes SFTP support. However, since curl is a build-in program for Mac OS brew install will not install it into the PATH environment, therefore not being directly available.

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Projects

brickset

An R package to interface with the Brickset.com API for getting data about LEGO sets

visualMLE

Visual Introduction to Maximum Likelihood Estimation

DAACS

The Diagnostic Assessment and Achievement of College Skills is a diagnostic assessment designed to help students transition to college. DAACS provides personalized feedback about students’ strengths and weaknesses in terms of key academic and self-regulated learning skills, linking them to the resources to help them be successful students.

PBIS

This project supports the implementaion of Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) in New York State. PBIS is a systems approach to creating and maintaining positive school climates where teachers can teach and students can learn. This evidence-based framework emphasizes preventing school discipline problems.

Likert

An R package designed to help analyzing and visualizing Likert type items. CRAN Version

PSA

Propensity Score Analysis (PSA) is a statistical approach for estimating causal effects from observational studies. This project includes materials from workshops taught, an Shiny application for conducting PSA, and an early draft of a PSA book.

DTedit

Editable DataTables for shiny apps.

DataCache

An R package to maintain data caches.

PSAboot

An R Package for Bootstrapping Propensity Score Analysis.

TriMatch

Propensity score matching for non-binary treatments. CRAN Version

ipeds

An R package to interface with the Integraded Postsecondary Education Data System.

multilevelPSA

An R package for estimating and visualizing multilevel propensity score models. CRAN Version

naep

An R package to interface with the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) restricted use databases. This includes access any analyzing data using the replicate weights and multiple plausible values.

pisa

A data-only R package for the 2009 Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) conducted by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

qualtrics

An R package to interface with the Qualtrics.com survey system.

ruca

An R package to get Rural-Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) Codes from zip codes.

sqlutils

The sqlutils package provides a set of utility functions to help manage a library of structured query language (SQL) files. CRAN Version

timeline

An R package to create timeline figures. CRAN Version

Teaching

I am currently teaching the following course at the City University of New York (CUNY) in the Master of Science in Data Science program:

R Package to support DATA606 is available here: https://github.com/jbryer/DATA606

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