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Why Research Trumps Your Experience - Pearson Research & Innovation Network

Why Research Trumps Your Experience - Pearson Research & Innovation Network | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it

I have seen a number of cases lately where people believe that their personal experience trumps research. 

 

To an extent, I understand this. Your experience is very tangible to you. Research seems distant to your own life. They didn’t test you after all. But here’s the problem. We are not objective observers of our own experience. Kahneman and Tversky wrote a classic book, Judgment Under Uncertainty, showing some of our biases.

 
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“But You Speak So Well”: How Latinos Experience Subtle Racism

“But You Speak So Well”: How Latinos Experience Subtle Racism | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
By Silvia L. Mazzula, PhD (Asst. Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY). Dr. Mazzula is also the President-Elect of the Latino Psychological Association of New Jerse...

Via Maria Lopez Alvarado, MBA
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Tackling discipline disparities: MPS data illuminate possibilities for change - MinnPost

Tackling discipline disparities: MPS data illuminate possibilities for change - MinnPost | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
District leaders see this week's agreement with federal officials as an enhancement to a series of changes already under way.
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Why Unqualified Candidates Get Hired Anyway — HBS Working Knowledge

Why Unqualified Candidates Get Hired Anyway — HBS Working Knowledge | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
Why do businesses evaluate candidates solely on past job performance, failing to consider the job's difficulty? Why do university admissions officers focus on high GPAs, discounting influence of easy grading standards?
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The article feature two studies and the implications that for all the procedures and policies in place, they are most likely unsuccessfull in overcoming bias against hiring most qualified candidates.

 

Maybe we should start looking to see if there is an app for that decision making...

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, September 13, 2013 7:09 PM

It is not a perfect science, but we need to do a better job. This is very much the case in education where teachers who should not be teachers become administrators.