Understanding Sample Sizes and the Word “Significant” — Learning Scientists Blog – The Learning Scientists

By Megan SumerackiWhen we run an experiment (for a review of different types of research methods, see this blog), we are rarely (if ever) able to collect data from the entire population that we are interested in. Instead we try to draw a “sample” that represents that population. The desirable sample size depends, in part,…

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