Recent Publications

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  • Reevaluating the Essen Climate Evaluation Schema: A case study from the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

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  • Graphical methods for multivariate linear models in psychological research: An R tutorial

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  • Play it again: Teaching statistics with Monte Carlo simulation

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Presentations and Invited Lectures

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Teaching

I have had the pleasure of directing the following classes:

  • PSYC3256: Design and Analysis (Laurentian University, 2016)
  • PSYC3031: Intermediate Statistics Laboratory (York University, 2015)
  • PSYC2021: Introduction to Statistics (York University, 2013)

In addition, I have run the following short courses and workshops:

  • (2014, Summer) Data Analysis with R, APA
  • (2014, Summer) Data Analysis with R, ISR
  • (2014, Winter) Data Analysis with R, ISR
  • (2013, Summer) Data Analysis with R, APA
  • (2013, Spring) Introduction to SPSS, ISR
  • (2013, Winter) Introduction to SPSS, ISR
  • (2012, Fall) Introduction to SPSS, ISR
  • (2011) Introduction to SPSS, Ministry of Child and Youth Services

Finally, I have held the following teaching assistantships:

  • PSYC3031 - Intermediate Statistics Laboratory (Prof. C. Smith, 2013)
  • Introduction to Regression (Dr. D. Flora, 2013)
  • Theory and Practice of Linear and Mixed Models (Dr. J. Fox, 2012)
  • Introduction to R (Dr. J. Fox, 2012)
  • A Gentle Introduction to R (Prof. C. Smith, 2012)
  • An Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling (Dr. C. Mara, 2012)
  • An Introduction to SPSS (Dr. L. Fiksenbaum, 2011)
  • PSYC6130 - Univariate Analysis (Dr. E. Ross, 2011-2012)
  • PSYC6130 - Univariate Analysis (Dr. R. Cribbie, 2011-2012)
  • Introduction to SPSS (Dr. L. Fiksenbaum, 2011)
  • PSYC2020 - Statistical Methods I and II (Dr. J. Check, 2010-2011)
  • Introduction to SPSS (Dr. S. Jones, 2010)
  • PSYC2020 - Statistical Methods I and II (Dr. J. Check, 2009-2010)
  • PSYC3090 - Psychological Measurement (Dr. Z. Marjanovic, 2008)

Scholarships & Awards

  • 2017 - M. Friendly Award for Quantitative Methodology Research, York University
  • 2015 - Excellence in Innovation, Multi-Health Systems
  • 2013 - Professional Development Fund, CUPE 3903, York University
  • 2013 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 2012 - Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
  • 2012 - Professional Development Fund, CUPE 3903, York University
  • 2011 - Certificate of Teaching Excellence, Teaching Assistantship Award, Council of Canadian Departments of Psychology
  • 2010 - Research Cost Fund, CUPE 3903, York University
  • 2008 - Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarship, York University
  • 2008 - Certificate of Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Canadian Psychological Association
  • 2004-2008 - Academic Honour Roll, Bishop’s University

Notes from Flatland

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A demonstration of a custom function for generating stratified random samples from an arbitrary number of factors.

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Lecture slides from a presentation on the structure and implementation of interactive graphics.

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Contact

  • msigal@sfu.ca
  • (647) 835-3554
  • 6155 RCG Hall, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5A 1S6.