A Case for Teaching Methods

SAGE Research Methods includes an extensive, multi-disciplinary collection of cases that illustrate how studies are conducted–warts and all. Unlike journal articles, research cases describe decision-making, and in-the-moment course corrections when the pristine research design encounters the muddy real world. Look on the home page for SAGE Research Methods to locate the cases. You can browse […]

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Go figure!

Figures– including diagrams, visual or geographic maps, graphs and other visualizations– can bring the narrative to life.  As is the case with many things, good figures add meaning to the thesis or dissertation, article, chapter, book, while inadequate figures can seed confusion or distract from the text. In a presentation, diagrams can engage the audience […]

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Change-Maker Interview: Lynn Wilson & UNCC

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the UN Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Capacity (UNCC). This series of posts includes background information as well as live feeds from the […]

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Social Science & Future Climate Research

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the UN Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Change. This series of posts includes background information as well as live feeds from the conference. […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 21

This month’s big data newsletter, viewable below, includes a recounting of the new Social Data Initiative that the Social Science Research Council and Facebook have launched alongside a variety of non-profit organizations. The newsletter also includes links to a trove of free accessible content, including a journal article on isomorphism through algorithms, a book chapter […]

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Archived Webinar: A Social Science Perspective on Data Science

In this archived webinar, Claudia von Vacano and Geoff Bacon, both at the University of California, Berkeley D-Lab and both instructors for SAGE Campus’s “Introduction to Data Science for Social Scientists” course discuss why data science is important to the social sciences, and what social scientists add to this vibrant conversation in the webinar. This […]

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Gender Equality & Climate Change

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the UN Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Change. This series of posts includes background information as well as live feeds from […]

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Learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Change. You are not alone if you have missed news on […]

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