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ERIC Number: EJ791278
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 3
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1076-9242
Criteria for Evaluating Interventions
Miles, T. R.
Dyslexia, v13 n4 p253-256 Nov 2007
By common consent there is a "gold standard" in reference to which the efficacy of medical interventions needs to be evaluated. It is suggested in this paper that in educational research achievement of this gold standard is rarely possible. It does not follow, however, that research that falls short of this standard is therefore valueless; there may be many different kinds of good (and less good) reasons for accepting particular conclusions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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