Have You Heard: Unreal Results in Education Research

Can listening to the Beatles “When I’m 64” make you younger? In a word, no. But listening to the latest episode of Have You Heard will definitely make you smarter. Education scholar Hunter Gehlbach walks us through the replication crisis in social science research and explains why that education study you just heard about may not be “all that.” Complete transcript of the episode available here
 

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Jennifer Berkshire

Jennifer Berkshire is a freelance journalist and public education advocate. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the Baffler, Salon, Alternate, the Progressive, and Bloomberg EDU.

Jack Schneider

Jack Schneider is an Assistant Professor of Leadership in Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and the author of three books, the latest of which is Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality. He co-hosts the education policy podcast Have You Heard.