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The supporting effects of high luminous conditions on grade 3 oral reading fluency scores
The universality of the impact of daylight is a common thread that defines humanity. Day light affects us in a variety of ways –visually, psychologically and biologically. Artificial lighting research has explored ways ...
The Trouble With Interpreting Statistically Nonsignificant Effect Sizes in Single-Study Investigations
(DigitalCommons@WayneStateWayne State University Press, 5-1-2003)
In this commentary, we offer a perspective on the problem of authors reporting and interpreting effect sizes in the absence of formal statistical tests of their chanceness. The perspective reinforces our previous ...
The Not-So-Quiet Revolution: Cautionary Comments on the Rejection of Hypothesis Testing in Favor of a “Causal” Modeling Alternative
(Digital Commons@WayneStateWayne State University Press, 11-1-2010)
Rodgers (2010) recently applauded a revolution involving the increased use of statistical modeling techniques. It is argued that such use may have a downside, citing empirical evidence in educational psychology that ...
The Paradox of Increasing both Enrollment and Graduation Rates : Acknowledging Elephants in the Ivory Tower
(Sciedu Press, 2014)
The argument is made that increasing enrollments and graduation rates cannot occur while maintaining academic standards. Several U.S. universities are attempting to increase their enrollments to counter the financial ...
On the Roles of External Knowledge Representations in Assessment Design
(Technology and Assessment Study Collaborative, Caroline A. & Peter S. Lynch School of Education, Boston College, January 20)
People use external knowledge representations (KRs) to create, identify, depict, transform, store, share, and archive information. Learning to work with KRs is central to becoming proficient in virtually every discipline. ...