ERIC Number: EJ373678
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Institutional Research and the Classical Experimental Paradigm.
Yancey, Bernard D.
New Directions for Institutional Research, No. 58 (Applying Statistics in Institutional Research) v15 n2 p5-9 Sum 1988
Statistical analysis must be approached rationally and with intent. The application of statistical analysis under the guise of the classical experimental paradigm when the underlying statistical assumptions are not met, as is often the case in institutional research, is neither efficient nor likely to produce useful results. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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