Using the Binomial Effect Size Display (BESD) to Present the Magnitude of Effect Sizes to the Evaluation Audience




The use of Rosenthal's Binomial Effect Size Display (BESD) as a tool for reporting the magnitude of effect sizes to the evaluation audience is discussed. The authors give an overview of the BESD, describe how it is calculated, and present a review of its strengths and weaknesses. Additionally, suggestions for the appropriate use of the BESD are given. An effect size to BESD conversion table is included. Accessed 34,142 times on https://pareonline.net from September 02, 2005 to December 31, 2019. For downloads from January 1, 2020 forward, please click on the PlumX Metrics link to the right.