ERIC Number: EJ551551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Meta-Analysis: A Procedure for Integrating Research Results.
Olson, Mary R.; Wilkerson, Matt; Kaufman, Jack J.
Journal of Adult Education, v25 n1 p17-26 Sum 1997
The vote-counting method of research integration disregards sample size and important descriptive information. Meta-analysis allows for integration of vast amounts of information, standardizes measuring scales, and overcomes contradictory findings. Two objections to meta-analysis are inclusion of studies of poor quality and the issue of commensurability. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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