Started on Monday
Started Sep 25
By Dave Collingridge
I remember years ago walking the halls of the faculty offices at my university asking for help on validating a questionnaire. I repeatedly asked professors, “Can you tell me how to validate the questions in my survey?” The response was usually a polite, “I can’t, but have you tried talking to doctor so and so, he might be able to help.” Doctor so and so couldn’t help either. In fact, no one seemed able to help.…Continue
Posted on September 23, 2014 at 18:30
If you’re a student or researcher embarking on qualitative research, chances are you’ll be looking to use software and digital tools to support you.
In their exiting new…Continue
Posted on September 19, 2014 at 15:30 — 1 Comment
What, exactly, is qualitative research, and more to the point, how can it be best deployed? Maybe those are the wrong questions to start with, suggest the authors a new textbook, Successful Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide for Beginners. Instead, say Virginia Braun…Continue
Posted on September 2, 2014 at 10:00
The past and future collided last year for the International Year of Statistics, when six professional organizations celebrated the multifaceted role of statistics in contemporary society to raise public awareness of statistics, and to promote thinking about the future of the discipline. The past came in the form of the 300th anniversary of Jacob Bernoulli’s Ars conjectandi (Art of Conjecturing) and the 250th anniversary of Thomas Bayes’ “An Essay Towards Solving a Problem in…Continue
Posted on August 25, 2014 at 15:44
How much do students look to you for guidance with their research projects? Are they well-supported in the research process and do they have a clear methodology, or do you constantly need to point them to the right content?
While students of all levels are tasked with conducting research, their familiarity with the project design process and methodology can vary widely, and often librarians are called upon to guide them. Our panelists will give you their tips and tools to assist…Continue
Posted on August 20, 2014 at 15:43