Development and Evaluation of a Digital Expert Elicitation Method
The paper describes an elicitation procedure which opens up many opportunities to investigate tacit differences between “subjective” teacher judgments and “objective” data such as test results and to raise the diagnostic competence of teachers.
Symposium Systematic Reviewing 3.0
Scopus search of researchers working at Utrecht University who published with ‘systematic review’ in the title. In total, 283 of these papers have been published in 2018. Systematic Reviews are “top of the bill” in research. The number of systematic reviews published by researchers increases year…
Statistical Methods for Small Data
After the publication of our paper Bayesian PTSD-Trajectory Analysis with Informed Priors Based on a Systematic Literature Search and Expert Elicitation in Multivariate Behavioral Research, I was contacted by Scientia whether I was interested in an outreach publication based on our paper. Since I had funding for this…
“Shape sorting” students for special education services?
In this dissertation, we focused on two alternative approaches to evaluate the hypothesis of interest more directly, i.e. informative hypothesis testing and model selection using order-restricted information criteria.
Manipulating the alpha level cannot cure significance testing
We argue that depending on p-values to reject null hypotheses, including a recent call for changing the canonical alpha level for statistical significance from .05 to .005, is deleterious for the finding of new discoveries and the progress of cumulative science.
Mother, father and child traumatic stress reactions after paediatric burn
The current study examined occurrence and within-family associations of traumatic stress reactions after child burn injury, while in the same model addressing the role of parents’ own symptoms in their reports of child symptoms.
Impressions of the S4-conference
The first edition of the S4-conference (Small Sample Size Solutions) was a big succes! The conference was organized in Utrecht from March 5-8 (2018). There were 110 participants from all over the world (South-Africa, Australia, USA, and many more countries) who enjoyed four days in the lovely…
In the fall of 2018, De Jonge Akademie will launch an interactive platform titled ‘The Living Room of Science’ (LofS) for generating, gathering and sharing knowledge on responsible research practices across all research disciplines. This platform will help young scholars and scientists find their way…