SAGE Advice – For Free (For a Limited Time)

Focusing on skills and collaborations, the SAGE Ocean initiative has just launched a service focused on helping social scientists gain new skills while also working with computational researchers they haven’t collaborated with previously. SAGE Advice connects you, the researcher, with a data science expert with the right technical expertise. Via a 30- or 60-minute online video […]

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AcWriMo 2018 Coming soon!

Academic Writing Month is a focus for SAGE MethodSpace in November. The theme for AcWriMo 2018 is: Creating a Holistic Publication Strategy. On  Writing alone is not adequate in today’s visually-oriented and media-saturated world. During AcWriMo we will explore the various ways academics communicate to share ideas and disseminate their research. We will take a […]

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Research for Social Good in an Inclusion Study

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is by independent scholar, author, and consultant, Dr. Kristine D. Jones-Pasley. The Challenges and Opportunities of an Inclusion Study When I started my doctoral program, I knew that I […]

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Stephanie Evergreen on Creating Better Handouts

Stephanie Evergreen will be the guest of a Twitter chat ‘ask me anything [about data viz]’ on Wednesday, November 14th at 1 p.m. Eastern/10 a.m. PST. Submit a question using the hashtag #sageXevergreen . A handout is a short, condensed version of all the key points, URLs, and references mentioned in the slideshow. It may even […]

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Research for Good: Ethics & Leadership

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is an interview with Dr. Donald Dunn, author of Designing Ethical Workplaces: The Moldable Model, part of the Principles of Responsible Management Education Collection.  JS This series of posts includes […]

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Innovative & Inclusive Teaching to Prepare Future Researchers

Previous MethodSpace posts have explored the use of inquiry models and other methods that can help today’s students become tomorrow’s researchers. In October’s focus on Research for Social Good, we are looking at the importance of understanding diverse perspectives and conducting studies in ethical ways that respect participants. If you teach or are interested in […]

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Writing a Doctoral Thesis Differently for Social Justice

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is by Dr. Ruth Weatherall. After reading her article, “Writing the doctoral thesis differently,” I asked Ruth to tell us more. The article is available open access […]

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More on About Academic Writing for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We will dig into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. What does academic writing for social good mean? Find food for thought and open access examples on two related posts.  Academic Writers Tackle Social Issues is on the Textbook and Academic Authors […]

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Why Teach Ethnography to Managers (in Big Data Era)?

In management circles and beyond, companies are rushing to integrate, adapt and exploit big data in their organisations. Moreover, they are willing to recruit nearly anyone with a mention of “big data” or “artificial intelligence” in their resumes. There are nonstop consultant talks and crowded workshops on big data, and academic journals are rushing out […]

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Ethical Research for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. Learn about ethical dimensions from guest blogger, Dr. Helen Kara. Helen is an independent researcher, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Visiting Fellow at the UK’s National Centre for Research Methods. Research Ethics in the Real World Dr. Helen Kara I decided to […]

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Cross-culturalism and the Application of Leadership Education in Mainland China

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post by Dr. Brendon Fox describes research conducted with Dr. Jeff Bourgeois. Both are American expatriates who serve on the faculty at Fort Hays State University at SIAS […]

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