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Understanding Effect Size

In each episode of the Inside Our MIND podcast, we take a look at issues and challenges facing education that we are working to address through research, technology and strategic initiatives.

In our latest episode, Brian welcomes Chief Data Science Officer Andrew Coulson back to the show for the latest installment of an ongoing discussion about edtech evaluation. Andrew explains what effect size is, and its importance as it relates to evaluating studies of the impact of education technology programs.

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Topics covered in this episode: 
0:45 Intro
2:50 What is Effect Size
3:20 Why Effect Size is Important
4:15 Visualizing Effect Size
6:40 What is a Good Effect Size
8:15 Looking Beyond the Milestone Numbers
12:00 Questions Educators Should be Asking
14:40 ST Math's Effect Size

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About the Author

Brian LeTendre was the Director of Impact Advancement at MIND Research Institute. In addition to building thought leadership and brand awareness for MIND, Brian worked cross-functionally internally and externally to amplify MIND's social impact and accelerate our mission. He is an author, podcaster and avid gamer.


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