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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

Education…

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Added by Nadia Ahouari_Idri on April 24, 2015 at 14:09 — No Comments

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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Added by H. Russell Bernard on April 21, 2015 at 20:30 — No Comments

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.

Added by khalid jamil rawat on April 21, 2015 at 18:11 — No Comments

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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Added by Applied Quantitative Methods on April 15, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

call for chapter writing

Editors

 

 

Swati Jaywant Rao Bute, (AMITY School of Communication, AMITY University, Noida, India)

 

 

Call for Chapters

 

Proposals Submission Deadline: May 30, 2015

Full Chapters Due: July 30, 2015

 

Introduction

 

The book will analyze historical and cultural relations of India and West, South and South Asian countries, their bilateral and diplomatic relations, emerging new war tactics and…

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Added by Dr. Swati Bute on April 2, 2015 at 3:26 — No Comments

Workshop: Data about places (UK Census aggregate data), 28 April 2015, University of Manchester

What are we like? Population Characteristics from UK Censuses?

The aggregate outputs from successive UK censuses provide an unparalleled resource of detailed, high quality information on a wide range of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of people and households across the UK for areas at a range of scales from national to local. They are, however, very large and complex datasets, which can make them difficult to understand and use effectively. This workshop will focus…

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Added by Helen Johnson on March 27, 2015 at 14:36 — No Comments

online courses on research methods

this is to let you know about the university of florida's online summer program of courses on research methods in anthropology. these methods courses are for all social scientists, including students and professionals.

these courses combine online lectures and exercises with interactive sessions, and are limited to 20 participants each.

five courses are offered this summer:

(may 11-june 19)

text analysis

network analysis

methods of behavioral…

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Added by H. Russell Bernard on March 23, 2015 at 0:27 — No Comments

Focusing on Average Treatment Impacts May Underestimate Program Impacts

This post is based on the article "Reconsidering findings of “no effects” in randomized control trials: Modeling differences in treatment impacts" by Brad Chaney. The article appears online at the American Journal of Evaluation.

When impacts vary from one…

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Added by SAGE Publications on March 17, 2015 at 20:31 — No Comments

Is It Time to Say Goodbye to a Fickle Friend, the P Value?

By Lewis Halsey

This article by Lewis Halsey originally appeared at The Conversation under the title “Goodbye P value: is it time to let go of one of science's most fundamental measures?”

How should scientists interpret their data? Emerging from their labs…

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Added by SAGE Publications on March 17, 2015 at 20:00 — 2 Comments

Grants for IPSA-NUS Methods School (Deadline: April 1, 2015)

The 4th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods will be held at the National University of Singapore, June 8-19, 2015.

The Methods School offers several merit and need-based grants to participants. Preference is given to self-funded graduate students, who require specialized methodological skills in order to complete their dissertation research.

Deadline for financial aid applications: April 1, 2015…

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Added by Tobias Hofmann on March 9, 2015 at 8:00 — No Comments

Does a Long Reference List Guarantee More Citations? Analysis of Malaysian Highly Cited and Review Papers

Does a Long Reference List Guarantee More Citations? Analysis of Malaysian Highly Cited and Review Papers…

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Added by Nader Ale Ebrahim on March 9, 2015 at 2:00 — No Comments

Research Data Management Forum 13: Preparing Data for Deposit, 29 April 2015, London

The phrase 'preparing data for deposit' may conjure images of the final days of a research project, when staff may be more concerned with getting started on their next piece of work (and possibly their next place of work) than tidying up loose ends from the research that is due to conclude. But decisions affecting the suitability of data for longer-term preservation, sharing and re-use are taken throughout the project's lifespan, hence preparing data for deposit truly begins at the very…

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Added by Helen Johnson on March 6, 2015 at 10:16 — No Comments

IPSA-NUS Methods School, Singapore, June 8-19, 2015

The 4th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods will be held at the National University of Singapore, June 8-19, 2015.

This year's Methods School offers thirteen quantitative, qualitative, and formal methods courses, such as Bayesian Analysis, Case Study Analysis, Experimental Methods, Game Theory, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Mixed Methods, QCA, and Quantitative Text Analysis. All courses are taught by highly experienced…

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Added by Tobias Hofmann on March 3, 2015 at 23:16 — No Comments

New Report Calls for £470m Increase in UK’s Social Science and Innovation Budget

SAGE, a leading independent academic publisher (and the parent of Methodspace), and strong advocate for the social sciences, has published a major new report, written by the Campaign for Social Sciences (CfSS) highlighting the value of social sciences to the UK economy and society.

The Business of People: The Significance of Social Science over the Next Decade calls for at least a 10 per cent increase in…

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Added by SAGE Publications on February 24, 2015 at 15:54 — No Comments

Sitio interesante para discusión metodologías cualitativas

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Added by ANA MARIA ALEJANDRA SCHVARTZ on February 11, 2015 at 13:23 — No Comments

Share for Citation of published Papers

What are the good websites to share the published papers?

As far as I know, Academia, Researchgate  are good websites to share the work. Do you know any other web sites ?

 

 https://www.academia.edu/9805623/A_new_geotechnical_method_for_natural_slope_exploration.

Added by Rasika Athapaththu on February 10, 2015 at 9:45 — No Comments

Open Access Papers on Qualitative Research

Hi everyone

Open Access funding at my university has been really helpful recently in making our work accessible. Here are some of the papers that I have been able to publish open access around methodological issues in qualitative inquiry

Dawn :)

ARTICLE 2014 freely available for download 

Mannay, D. and Morgan, M. 2014. …

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Added by Dawn Mannay on February 9, 2015 at 12:51 — No Comments

Exploring Longterm Trends in Social Attitudes and Crime, 20 May 2015, University of Manchester

Exploring why change takes place and the implications of both changes and stability is of growing importance for social scientists. Yet the limited availability of datasets which enable these sorts of analyses hampers efforts.

This free one-day workshop will introduce a series of linked datasets which will enable analysts to explore long runs of repeated cross-sectional datasets such as the British Social Attitudes Survey, the British Crime Survey and the British Election Survey, as…

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Added by Helen Johnson on February 6, 2015 at 16:48 — No Comments

Book now - advanced training course on managing your research data

The UK Data Service at the University of Essex is holding an in-depth two-day course, on 18-19 June 2015, to help researchers develop their knowledge and professional skills in handling and managing and sharing the research data they produce.

Focusing on all kinds of social science data, quantitative and qualitative, the course will cover:

  • why and how to share data
  • research and data management planning
  • documenting and providing context for…
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Added by Helen Johnson on February 6, 2015 at 16:26 — No Comments

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