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School of Education: Meta-analysis in Education Research


The one day training courses took place between December 2008 and December 2010. 

Overall, feedback was extremely positive.  To view some of the comments from the participants, please use the links provided:

Level 1

“Serves as a good introduction to the field and useful in understanding the process of evaluating research more generally.”

Durham delegate - Level 1 course

“Very useful day – easy to be exposed to meta-analysis, but invaluable to have well constructed teaching session such as this”

Edinburgh delegate - Level 1 course

“Great to have the opportunity to do the exercises and discuss the challenges to doing an effective meta-analysis.”

London delegate - Level 2 course

“Extremely useful and great resources for when I leave the course and I’m trying to put the info into practice.”

Belfast delegate - Level 2 course

“It was useful to meet others working on similar projects and to get an expert view on the subject, ”

Delegate at Professor Mark Lipsey's Edinburgh workshop

“The opportunity to hear more about the newest developments in research methods of this area. It’s given me a lot to go away and think about for my own research.”

Delegate at Professor Larry Hedges' London workshop

“Good refresher of aspects of systematic review methodology.”

Delegate at Professor Chad Nye's workhsop