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ERIC Number: EJ879627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1076-9986
Sample Size Estimation in Cluster Randomized Educational Trials: An Empirical Bayes Approach
Rotondi, Michael A.; Donner, Allan
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, v34 n2 p229-237 2009
The educational field has now accumulated an extensive literature reporting on values of the intraclass correlation coefficient, a parameter essential to determining the required size of a planned cluster randomized trial. We propose here a simple simulation-based approach including all relevant information that can facilitate this task. An example and corresponding computer code is attached. (Contains 3 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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