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As you can imagine we get to see an awful lot of research at The Oxford Review. The studies we read tend to fall into a series of categories: Great, this is good research and it’s useful Good research – but it’s not much use to practitioners This is reasonable research and there is something […]Read more
As mentioned in my last blog in the Understanding Research Series, correlations have a direction. So what does this mean? Positive Correlations Negative Correlations Positive correlations Say you are looking at two factors which are correlated like the the grades students achieve and the amount of studying they do. Some research found the following: Unsurprisingly the […]Read more
What is a correlation? So what is a correlation? Having had a look at what research is and what researchers mean when a result is significant, in this post I want to have a look at what we call causal relationships and correlations. This is where someone claims to have found that something causes something […]Read more