​How to Read Education Studies

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​How to Read Education Studies

Jul 8, 2014

CAUTION, MISLEADING STUDY AHEAD: It’s easy to forward or retweet study findings without really understand the results. Thankfully, The Atlantic offers a few suggestions for how to read education studies without generalizing or jumping to conclusions. A few easy ways to get the right information from a study: don’t extend results beyond the study’s subject group, take note of study size and uncontrolled variables, and remember that correlation does not indicate causation. Read more here.

CAUTION, MISLEADING STUDY AHEAD: It’s easy to forward or retweet study findings without really understand the results. Thankfully, The Atlantic offers a few suggestions for how to read education studies without generalizing or jumping to conclusions. A few easy ways to get the right information from a study: don’t extend results beyond the study’s subject group, take note of study size and uncontrolled variables, and remember that correlation does not indicate causation. Read more here.

 

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