Visual Methods Resources and SRM Open House

The Virtual Open House is your opportunity to access resources on SAGE Research Methods, and learn to use them here.  Visit http://methods.sagepub.com with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18. Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 (Use the Institution login button) We increasingly share our thoughts visually, given that phones and devices now make it easy to […]

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Webinar: Introduction to the 1958 and 1970 British birth cohorts, 21 March 2018

About the webinar This webinar will introduce the 1958 National Child Development Study and the 1970 British Birth Cohort Study to both first-time and more experienced users. It will focus particularly on wellbeing measures available in each study. Speakers include David Bann, Brian Dodgeon, Matt Brown and Martina Narayanan. Split into four main sessions, the […]

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60 years of our lives: A scientific conference celebrating the National Child Development Study at 60, 8-9 March 2018, London

Registration deadline: 2 March 2018 Registration is now open for a special conference, celebrating 60 years of the National Child Development Study (NCDS). The British birth cohort studies are one of Britain’s greatest national treasures. The findings stemming from them have been both prolific and far reaching. One of these studies, the NCDS, will turn […]

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Focus Groups: How-To + Practice Datasets

Ever thought about conducting a focus group? Wonder how to analyze data you collect? This month’s free method’s dataset from SAGE is: Analysing Focus Group Data: Higher Education Lecturers and Their Thoughts on Seminars. Use the SAGE Open House log in to access this Reading List with resources about all stages of the process. You […]

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Read SAGE Books on SRM: Open House

Researchers are drawn to the opportunities to study many aspects of contemporary life as represented on social media. The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods (2016) is a treasure trove of chapters on designing and conducting quantitative or qualitative research, analyzing and using data from social media. During the SAGE Research Methods Open House, […]

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Nick Seaver on Dissecting the Algorithmic Organism

When discussing the nexus of computer science and social science, the transaction is usually in one direction – what can computer scientists do for social scientists. But a recent paper from Tufts University anthropologist Nick Seaver reverses that flow, using the tool of ethnography to interrogate the tools of engineering. His “Algorithms as culture: Some tactics […]

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5 Ways to Use SRM Reading Lists 4 Teaching Methods

The Virtual Open House is your opportunity to access resources on SAGE Research Methods, and learn to use them here.  Visit http://methods.sagepub.com with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18. Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 (Use the Institution login button) Reading Lists are a feature of the SAGE Research Methods library. This social bookmarking tool allows […]

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Love & Research: A Valentines Day List on SRM

The Virtual Open House is your opportunity to access resources on SAGE Research Methods, and learn to use them here.  Visit http://methods.sagepub.com with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18. Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 (Use the Institution login button) Sharing lists of sources on your favorite topic is one of the ways to use the SAGE […]

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Three Basic Steps of Quantitative Text Analysis

Quantitative text analysis, or QTA, is the automated, systematic method for processing large amounts of text. This means we can easily carry out tasks such as extracting policy positions from election manifestos or speeches, or even study attitudes or emotion in newspaper articles. The common focus across all methods used in QTA is that they […]

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SRM Social Bookmarking with Reading Lists

The Virtual Open House is your opportunity to access resources on SAGE Research Methods, and learn to use them here. See the whole series of Open House posts. Visit http://methods.sagepub.com with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18. Find what you need with guidance for navigating SRM. Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 (Use the Institution login button) This is […]

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