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Call for papers: Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Challenges and Solutions

Call for Papers

Dear colleagues,

Appologies for cross-posting

We are pleased to anounce a special issue :

Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Challenges and Solutions

Submission Due Date: Jun. 30, 2015

The issue will be published by the American Education Journal

About The Education Journal

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Posted by Nadia Ahouari_Idri on April 24, 2015 at 14:09

online methods courses at the university of florida

this is to let everyone know about a series of online courses on research methods ...

these are not moocs ... they are limited to 20 participants, and combine online lectures and exercises with live, interactive sessions – sort of online office hours. these sessions are archived, so anyone who can’t make the live sessions can log at any time, and go back over the lessons.

we have five courses this summer:

(may 11-june 19)

text analysis

network…

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Posted by H. Russell Bernard on April 21, 2015 at 20:30

Introducing Husserl's Phenomenology from an Aristotelian Point of View

Husserl's Phenomenology from an Aristotelean Point of View

The above article discusses the notions like intention, essence, method and phenomenon in the two philosophies. It's a comparision of the two systems.

Posted by khalid jamil rawat on April 21, 2015 at 18:11

Exploring and Visualising Geographic Information for Social Scientists

Exploring and Visualising Geographic Information for Social Scientists

Dr Ellie Bates, University of Edinburgh

Dr William Mackaness, University of Edinburgh

Tuesday 16th-Wednesday 17th June 2015

University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences, 2.02

The aim of this two-day course is to provide people who have no experience of digital map making or GIS but would like to be able to produce map visualisations to put in briefing papers / journal articles / PhD theses…

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Posted by Applied Quantitative Methods on April 15, 2015 at 15:30

Learn how to embrace social media

 

***Read the event blog here***

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.

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Principles for Sensory Ethnography: Perception, Place, Knowing, Memory and Imagination

By Sarah PinkIn this chapter, author  Sarah Pink outlines a set of principles for doing sensory ethnography through a focus on questions of perception, place, knowing, memory and imagination. She proposes that one of the goals of the sensory ethnographer is to seek to know places in other people’s worlds that are…See More
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"I am teaching a case study course at 2015 ECPR Summer School, 27 July to 07 August. Here is the course information: http://bit.ly/1wx12l5"
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Godwin James posted a discussion

Likert Scale

I am using a questionnaire which was devised out of my interview data. I modified a questionnaire from an online source it has: strongly agree 1, agree 2, disagree 3, strongly disagree 4, don't know 5. Most of the Likert scales I have seen generally have strongly agree as 5. Is there any problem with assigning the values as I have them on my questionnaire?See More
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Discovering Statistics

This is a group for users of my textbooks (and anyone else really) to discuss the books, post questions and so on.See More
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Causal Inference with Directed Graphs

May 1, 2015 at 9am to May 2, 2015 at 4pm – Temple University Center City Taught by Felix Elwert, Ph.D.  This seminar won the 2013 Causality in Statistics Education Award, given by the American Statistical Association. This seminar offers an applied introduction to directe Organized by Statistical Horizons LLC | Type: training, seminar

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May 7, 2015 to May 9, 2015Kyoto Research Park The 3rd International Symposium on Education, Psychology and Social Sciences (ISEPSS 2015) will be held on May 7-9, 2015 in Kyoto, Japan. ISEPSS offers a wonderful opportunity to bring together profe Organized by Higher Education Forum | Type: conference You have not responded.

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May 7, 2015 to May 9, 2015Kyoto Research Park On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to announce that the International Congress on Natural Sciences and Engineering (ICNSE 2015) will be held from May 7 to 9, 2015 in Kyoto, Japan. Organized by Higher Education Forum | Type: conference

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