Start with a question

MethodSpace will explore phases of the research process throughout 2021. In the first quarter will explore design steps, starting with a January focus on research questions. Find the unfolding series here. Let’s start at the beginning. What question(s) will you explore? This month we will be looking at ways qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods researchers […]

Categories: Other, Research, Research Design

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Call the Doctor!

You might have heard about the kerfuffle this weekend about who gets to use the title “Dr.” in front of their name. The writer of a controversial Wall Street Journal op-ed suggested that only medical doctors can be actual doctors, and in the process denigrated professional doctorates and Ph.D. programs generally. After clouds of steam […]

Categories: Other, Research Roles, Research Skills, Supervising and Teaching Research Skills and Roles

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Trying to teach in the Covid era? Need FLUX pedagogy?

In March, when classes were suddenly shifting online due to the Covid 19 pandemic, Dr. Sharon Ravitch was the Mentor in Residence. She originally planned to write about theory, but we saw a more imminent need in the academic community. I asked her to consider new ways of thinking about teaching — for research methods […]

Categories: Instruction, Online Learning, Other, Professional Development and Continuing Education, Supervising and Teaching Research Skills and Roles, Teaching

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