Seeing the Forest Plot for the Trees: Using Meta-Analysis to Synthesize Research

Michael Hebert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Special Education and Communication Disorders


Michael Hebert, associate professor of special education and communication disorders, provides an overview of advancements in meta-analytic techniques, including robust variance estimation, multi-level modeling approaches and meta-analytic structural equation modeling (SEM).

The presentation covers how these techniques impact research questions, as well as literature searches, coding, data structuring and analyses, and limitations and factors that can produce flawed interpretations.