Free Resource: “Teaching Social Research Methods and Data Science Skills Online”

This white paper aims to contribute to the small but growing body of literature on best practice and tips for developing curricula and teaching social research methods and data science online by sharing experiences of the team who developed SAGE Campus.

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16 Answers to Your Questions about Teaching Online

The call for ‘social distancing’ in the wake of the coronavirus and its attendant COVID-19 disease has seen schools and universities around the world hurriedly attempting to turn their physical classrooms into virtual ones. While this may be best immediate reaction from an epidemiological point of view, from a pedagogic perspective, it has left instructors desperately trying to retrofit and reformat their courses while trying not to unduly disadvantage large numbers of their students. As a means of supporting those attempting to do their best under trying circumstances, SAGE Publishing has drawn from its large body of published and peer-reviewed research to offer the resources below — free of charge — to serve teachers and students around the world.

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Free Webinar, March 12: “Natural Experiments: An Empowering Tool for Social Data Science”

Register for this free webinar from SAGE Campus for social scientists, hosted by Dr Taha Yasseri of the Oxford Internet Institute. In the webinar, Taha will introduce you to the emerging field of social data science and explain the role of natural experiments as a tool in the big data-driven approach to research. He will showcase examples of successful natural experiment designs in his own research and beyond.

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Free Webinar, March 11th: “Modernizing Your Human Resource Management Course”

Join Talya Bauer and David Caughlin, instructors at Portland State University with over 40 years of collective experience teaching HRM, as they talk about preparing students for today’s workforce by integrating contemporary HRM topics into their courses, using up-to-date cases, highlighting emerging technologies, and the potential of data analytics.

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Free Webinar, March 10th: “Sociology in Action”

Date: Tue, Mar 10, 2020. Click here to register now! Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT Bestselling authors Kathleen Odell Korgen and Maxine P. Atkinson offer techniques for helping your students make connections between sociological tools and job skills through an active learning approach. You will be given real-world activities to try with your […]

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Free Webinar: How To Get Published

What can I do to increase the chances of having my paper accepted? How long does it take for an article to get published? Who are good contacts to reach out to for more information about my article along the way? How can I play a role in the dissemination of my paper? Our free webinar will guide you through the author journey, from beginning to end. Featuring Jessica Lipowski, Publishing Editor at SAGE, and a panel of Editors-in-Chief from various disciplines, including management, medicine, and health, this webinar will break down each step of the process and detail best practices for authors or those who want to be authors, as well as answer your questions about the process.

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Anonymizing Software Text Wash Wins Concept Grant

Text Wash, a new software tool that anonymizes personally identifiable text data, making it accessible to social scientists without compromising its usability for research, has just won the SAGE Concept Grant. This year’s award comes to roughly $30,000. Text Wash is being developed by Bennett Kleinberg, Maximilian Mozes and Toby Davies from the Department of […]

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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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Archived Webinar: Introduction to R

The rise of big data has given social scientists access to vast datasets. To fully realize this opportunity, many social scientists are changing the way they work and adopting the R programming language to allow for further exploration and analysis. In this on-demand webinar, Dr. Maja Založnik, research fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population […]

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