ERIC Number: EJ227122
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-May
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Synthesizing Outcomes: How to Use Research Evidence from Many Studies.
Pillemer, David B.; Light, Richard J.
Harvard Educational Review, v50 n2 p176-95 May 1980
Discusses the purposes and benefits of data synthesis, explaining the major techniques of extracting information from related studies and using it to explain conflicting outcomes. Stresses the importance of the analyst's attention to detailed features of each study and describes the steps of a systematic approach to synthesis. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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