Search Results for: Learning to Research, Researching to Learn

Six Things We’ve Learned About Academic Writing Productivity (and Satisfaction)

For the ambitious academic, focus fixed on producing world-changing research, feeling happy about your writing process might only be a secondary concern, at best. But the interim findings of our survey questioning the writing “habits” of academics – now with 510 responses from over 40 countries – indicate that writing satisfaction is strongly linked to […]

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Research for Good: Doing Research with NGOs in the Global South

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. Emanuela Girei. After reading her article, “Decolonising management knowledge: A reflexive journey as practitioner and researcher in Uganda” I asked Emanuela to tell us more. The […]

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Mindfulness & Research for Social Good

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. Dr. Narelle Lemon shares her experiences in this interview. Narelle is an Associate Professor and currently the Department Deputy Chair (Learning and Teaching) in the Department of Education, Faculty of Health, […]

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Academic ≠ Boring: Presenting Your Research

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! This post was part of the 2017 #AcWriMo series. The theme of week five was: Publishing and Presenting. You write about your ideas, research, and findings. But sometimes you also need to present your research. Presentations might include conferences or meetings of professional societies, in face-to-face or online […]

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Computational Research at the Forefront

The use of so-called big data has captured the imagination of the public and a growing share of the academic community, but what are some of the specific research outputs that social and behavioral scientists have revealed that weren’t discover-able before the advent of computational social science? This video, the third in a series of […]

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Seeing and Hearing the Problem: Using Video in Qualitative Research

The world told is a different world to the world shown. – Günter Kress ,  2003 Within a nanosecond of the emergence of new communications technology, some intrepid researcher will try to find a way to use it as a part of their inquiries. As a case in point, the first anthropological film fragment was shot […]

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Research to Learn with Class Projects

This article is part of the Learning to Research, Researching to Learn series of posts focused on teaching and research in methods and curricular courses. Research activities are beneficial to students in curricular courses, whether or not students are preparing to conduct empirical studies. In today’s world, we need citizens and professionals in every field […]

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Using Inquiry Models to Learn How to Ask Questions

While MethodsSpace is a community of researchers, many of us also find ourselves in the role of instructor. This post is the first of a series that will explore juxtapositions of research methods and instruction. In Learning to Research/Researching to Learn posts I will explore ways that instructors can infuse research activities into courses where […]

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Creating a Culture of Inquiry in the Classroom

While MethodsSpace is a community of researchers, many of us also find ourselves in the role of instructor. This post is the first of a series that will explore juxtapositions of research methods and instruction. In Learning to Research/Researching to Learn posts I will explore ways that instructors can infuse research activities into courses where […]

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