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Benchmarking a Misnomer: A Note on "Interpreting effect Sizes in Education Interventions"

Simpson, A. (2021) 'Benchmarking a Misnomer: A Note on "Interpreting effect Sizes in Education Interventions".', Educational researcher. .

Abstract

A recent article calculates new benchmarks from the distribution of effect sizes in a dataset, without accounting for signed values or sampling appropriately. In addition, the focus-narrowing approach it takes does little to address the issues highlighted about the value of effect size for policy.

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Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X20985448
Publisher statement:This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits any use, reproduction and distribution of the work without further permission provided the original work is attributed as specified on the SAGE and Open Access page (https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/open-access-at-sage).
Date accepted:30 November 2020
Date deposited:01 December 2020
Date of first online publication:06 January 2021
Date first made open access:22 December 2020

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