Content Overview and Thematic Networking: Analytical Methodology for a Study of Self-Expression

An Exploration into the FeminineVOICE of Prophetic Leadership Because the OHP interview method is structured to produce narratives, I propose a mixed method of context and theme analysis first to mine and then coordinate conceptual subjects further maximizing the data’s richness. A mixed method of analysis allows the luxury of both inductive and deductive reasoning […]

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Qualitative Methodology: The Method for a Study of Self-Expression

An Exploration into the FeminineVOICE of Prophetic Leadership This project falls into the realm of the qualitative, a method of research that employs specific techniques for understanding people in their natural context. Drawn to an interpretive, womanist, critical sensibility, qualitative research is also humanistic and naturalistic in its conceptions of human experience and analysis, all […]

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Building the product identity

Well, after many meetings and discussions our design, publicity and marketing departments have created some great logos for SRMO. The purpose of the image is to symbolise the connections that we will be making to create valuable relationships between literature within the product, and between methods terms themselves in the visualisation tool that’s in development. […]

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Free online course materials

The Guardian published an interesting article about free online course materials available and the potential long-terms effects of these on the university system… http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/nov/10/web-technology-degree-future-online Take a look at what’s available now – it’s incredible! This is what the Guardian article above says: “OpenCourseWare Consortium, a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and other […]

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Using text analysis of unstructured data to provide real insights

Share of wallet is key metric for most businesses and grocery retailers are no exception. We recently completed a national study of grocery customers to understand their relationship strength to grocery stores they shop at leat occasionally. (see earlier posts on some of those key findings). Digging a bit deeper we found that having a […]

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Grounded Theory Online.

I am chuffed as buttons to have launched www.groundedtheoryonline.com last Friday from Los Angeles airport, California (though am now back in my office/cupboard in deepest West Sussex). Through the site, Fellows of the Grounded Theory Institute – with the endorsement of Barney Glaser and the Institute – offer methodological support to post doc researchers, supervisors, […]

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New programme for Courses in Applied Social Surveys (CASS) is out!!

The new CASS short course programme for 2009/10 is now out and includes courses on: Survey Data Analysis I: Introducing Descriptive and Inferential Statistics (by Dr Gabriele Durrant) Survey Data Analysis II: Introduction to Linear Regression Modelling (by OIga Maslovkaya) Methods for Missing Data: Multiple Imputation and Inverse Probability Weighting (by Dr James Carpenter) Essentials […]

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British Sociological Association 2010 Annual Conference – CALL FOR PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS The British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2010 Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th April 2010 Glasgow Caledonian University The British Sociological Association invites submissions to its 2010 Annual Conference. The 2010 Annual Conference follows the successful new format introduced in 2009. Participants can present on topics they wish within broad streams (and open […]

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