A conversation between Darryl Kickett and Ernie Stringer

The MethodSpace focus for October is on Action Research. Our Mentors-in-Residence this month are Ernie Stringer and Alfredo Ortiz Aragon, co-authors of a new edition of the text Action Research. You can find the unfolding series of posts through this link. Darryl Kickett is a Noongah Aboriginal man with whom I worked for many years at the […]

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Tips for Building a Credible Web Presence

Now that many researchers are trying to move research projects online, we need to be attentive to the ways others perceive us online.  Online researchers are often concerned about how to verify the identities of participants recruited online. At the same time, participants may be similarly concerned about the credibility of the researcher. Why should […]

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Can Action-Oriented Research Help Social Science Be More Relevant?

In his posthumous address to his discipline, the late public administration scholar Christopher Pollitt lamented its diminishing relevance and standing, laying blame on a deep-seated institutional division. On one side he noted a tendency toward ‘detached scholasticism’ in which academics engaged in insular and increasingly abstracted conversations with little relevance, or even concern, for the practical utility […]

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SAGE Campus Expands to Online Learning for Skills and Research Methods

Libraries can now subscribe to the new platform for institution-wide access SAGE Publishing, the parent of MethodSpace, has announced that SAGE Campus is expanding. The online learning platform began with a focus on data science courses, but are broadening our horizons to offer high quality support for the teaching and learning of a wide range […]

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