ERIC Number: EJ760655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Moving from Probabilities to Possibilities: Tasks for Quantitative Criticalists
Stage, Frances K.
New Directions for Institutional Research, n133 p95-100 Spr 2007
Most traditional models, frameworks, and findings that apply to the majority of students and faculty do not adequately apply to important subpopulations. The recommendations here will help researchers become more sensitive to the nuances among various educational subgroups, and to pay more attention to outliers.
Descriptors: Probability, Statistical Analysis, Models, Higher Education, Educational Research, Cultural Relevance, Context Effect, Disproportionate Representation, Population Groups, College Faculty, College Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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