A Comprehensive Review of Effect Size Reporting and Interpreting Practices in Academic Journals in Education and Psychology

@inproceedings{Sun2010ACR,
  title={A Comprehensive Review of Effect Size Reporting and Interpreting Practices in Academic Journals in Education and Psychology},
  author={Shuyan Sun and Wei Pan and Lihshing Leigh Wang},
  year={2010}
}
Null hypothesis significance testing has dominated quantitative research in education and psychology. However, the statistical significance of a test as indicated by a p-value does not speak to the practical significance of the study. Thus, reporting effect size to supplement p-value is highly recommended by scholars, journal editors, and academic associations. As a measure of practical significance, effect size quantifies the size of mean differences or strength of associations and directly… CONTINUE READING

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