Share Paper: Suggested Methods of Effect Size Estimation for Research in Information Technology and Teacher Education

  1. Li-Ting Chen, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
  2. Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States
Tuesday, March 19 2:15-2:45 PM Sunset 2

Abstract: Effect size estimation is import in research in Information Technology and Teacher Education. With several attempts by American Educational Research Association and American Psychology Association to encourage the reporting of effect size, studies still showed that the effect size reporting rate was low in the two research areas. The most popular effect size index, Cohen’s d, is one of the indices that can be used to assess the magnitude of differences between two groups in between-subjects designs. This paper introduces the use and interpretation of 13 effect size indices that can be used to assess the effect size for two ...