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A small effect size can make a large difference

        

A small effect size can make a large difference

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This applet demonstrates that even a "small" effect can be important under some circumstances. Applicants from two groups apply for a job. The user manipulates the mean and the cut-off score in order to see the effects the small changes has on the number of people hired in each group. The effects on the proportion of hired applicants from each group are displayed.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: May 29, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
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Keywords: effect size, hypothesis testing, probability

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Java enabled web browswer
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
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