Posted by SAGE Publications on November 24, 2015 at 17:04
Join award-winning instructor, advisor, and author, Gregory J. Privitera for a discussion on the benefits of addressing the common ground in methods and statistics in your course. In this exciting presentation, Dr. Privitera will share how identifying the overlap in the language of methodology and the language of statistics can deepen students’ understanding of the entire research process. Attendees will also enjoy…Continue
Posted by SAGE Publications on October 27, 2015 at 17:13
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Should social science researchers embrace social media and, if we do, what are the implications for our methods and practice?
We know that social media tools are increasingly being used to as part of the social sciences. The nature of these tools means that it is a fast changing environment, with new practices emerging all the time. Despite this, there is limited interaction between practitioners or synthesis of different methods. There are also few opportunities to reflect on the implications of social media tools for our subjects of study, methods and ethics. Our network of methodological innovation brings together academics, researchers and research stakeholders in a community of practice with members drawn from the cutting-edge of academia, market research and applied social research.
The network is led by NatCen Social Research, SAGE and the Oxford Internet Institute, and funded by the NCRM. It’s hosted over several different platforms, including Methodspace, Blogspot, Twitter and YouTube, and will run over 12 months.
In this free chapter from her influential The SAGE Handbook of Action Research, Hilary Bradbury of the Oregon Health and Science University presents "a three-by-three ‘nonet’ heuristic as potentially of use in ... action research projects."
As Bradbury concludes the chapter, "I find myself confirming the importance of integrating the three…
Social media and the internet are rich, fertile sources of data for social researchers, though online data offer both opportunities and challenges. In this updated new edition, Robert V. Kozinets explains how to use ‘Netnography’ to study cultures and communities online. The book includes full…
By Michelle O'Reilly and Nikki Kiyimba
In this chapter from the book Advanced Qualitative Research: A Guide to Using Theory, authors Michelle O'Reilly and Nikki Kiyimba, both of the University of Leicester, examine the distinction between primary and secondary…
By Rachel Brooks, Kitty te Riele & Meg Maguire
"In this chapter we begin by exploring the implications of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, as this is a framework that affects education research across most countries. In terms of national (or even state,…
Added by DR. MAQBOOL HASSAN on December 1, 2015
August 25, 2016 to August 27, 2016 at Tokyo, Japan
Organized By: Conference Secretariat
Posted by Simon Kiss on November 26, 2015