Get Creative! Research with Pictures & Stories MethodSpace Live webinar

Let’s engage in real-time and have a conversation about thought-provoking approaches to creative methods! MethodSpace is going live with a series of webinars, and the first one is Get Creative! Research with Pictures & Stories. Register now and join us for a webinar panel on July 18, 2019.

Categories: Comics, Creative Methods, Creativity, Focus Series, MethodSpace Live!, Multimodal, Presenting, Qualitative, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Visuals

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Graphical & Video Abstracts: An Interview with Tullio Rossi

Dr. Tullio Rossi of Animate Your Science points out, visuals help us reach across disciplines and across academia-public divides to find new readers. Rossi advocates for graphical and video abstracts as a visual communication strategy. Dr. Rossi discussed ideas and examples in this interview.

Categories: Creative Methods, Dissemination, Focus Series, Research, Uncategorised, Visuals, Writing

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Qualitative Research & Policy Studies: Articles

Qualitative Approaches to Policy Research in Education: Contesting the Evidence-Based, Neoliberal Regime (Kerrigan & Johnson, 2018) Abstract: This issue highlights problems with the neoliberal research regime in education policy—one that marginalizes, homogenizes, and dismisses communities, critical voices, and methodologies that could improve educational practice. We argue for greater methodological diversity in policy studies when engaging […]

Categories: Creative Methods, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Journals, Qualitative, Social Issues, Uncategorised

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Qualitative Research & Policy Studies: Interview with Editors

JS. In the introduction to this special issue, you state: “These political and discursive interventions in education, however, are not solely to blame for the dismissal of qualitative inquiry. Some of this blame must be apportioned to researchers themselves.” Can you make suggestions for researchers who want to conduct qualitative or mixed methods research, but fear […]

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About Data Visualizations: Line Graphs

What is a line graph? From news articles to math class, line graphs show up everywhere, so it’s important to understand them. A line graph is a data visualization type used to track how values change over time. They are particularly useful for tracking trends, which help us more quickly and easily determine when data […]

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‘Research Design in Social Data Science’ and ‘Collecting Social Media Data’ Courses Launch Soon

SAGE Campus is launching two new courses to our suite of online data science courses for social scientists. The new short courses, Research Design in Social Data Science and Collecting Social Media Data, are aimed at those studying, teaching or working in social science disciplines who are looking to take their first steps toward working […]

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Interview: Kip Jones talks about Biography, Auto-biography, and Creativity

The following is a transcript of Kip Jones’ contribution to interviews on biographic research conducted by Joanna Thurston and Louise Oliver, Jones’ colleagues at Bournemouth University. The pair interviewed Jones for their film, “It’s not research, it’s just stories!” first screened at the British Sociological Association Auto/Biography Study Group Conference, in December 2018. How did […]

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