SAGE Unveils Innovation Labs for Quick-Sprint Experiments

SAGE Publishing believes that experimenting with cutting-edge technologies could lead to a range of innovative services and opportunities to build bridges to scholarly knowledge. SAGE Publishing Innovation Lab attempts to do that by harnessing new tech in short sprints, then publishing the results quickly so others can see, adopt, learn from or be inspired by the results. “We […]

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Archived Webinar: A Practical Approach to Applied Conversation Analysis

In this archived webinar — “A Practical Approach to Applied Conversation Analysis” — held on September 7, 2018, Jessica Lester and Michelle O’Reilly address the definition and uses of conversation analysis, which they define as a qualitative methodology focused on talk-in-interaction, and specifically on the sequential order of who talks. Usually, this involves analyzing everyday […]

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Submissions Open for Early Career Excellence in Teaching Evaluation Awards

Have you ever wanted to engage with thousands of individuals from the evaluation community? Perhaps gather for a shared experience to discuss the practice of evaluation itself? If so, look no further than the 32nd American Evaluation Association’s Annual Conference, Evaluation 2018: Speaking Truth to Power. Evaluation 2018 gathers more than 3,000 evaluators, evaluation scholars, […]

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Grants Offered Computational Social Science Software Developers

A grant program that provides early stage funding for innovative software ideas that support social science researchers working with big data and new technology is now accepting applications. The first Concept Grants from SAGE Ocean – an initiative from SAGE Publishing to support computational social science — were awarded in March. The three awardees were […]

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Methods Minute Newsletter: Professional Networking

The latest edition of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter includes its usual wealth of interestimng- and free! – content to peruse. This includes a listing of top tips for stellar student-supervisor meetings, a way to join the IIQM Member Scholar Program (a great way to network with qualitative scholars), and a free chapter on networking […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 23

This month’s edition of the big data newsletter includes links to one story in Die Welt asking if artificial intelligence can ever be free of bias and another story from The University Network wondering if we use our smartphones more than we think we do. The newsletter also includes a link to video of the […]

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Archived Webinar: Teaching Data Science

This webinar, “Teaching Data Science: Core Learning Outcomes and Topics for an Introductory Course,” is an overview of data science, with special focus on the tools and skills necessary to teach and do the key components of data science (such as data cleaning, visualization, and machine learning).This webinar is of value for faculty who teach, […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 22

This month’s big data newsletter opens with a description of the launch of the 2018 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and held at Duke University in mid-June.. Meanwhile, SAGE is currently working with Nesta to organise a one day event in September 2018 […]

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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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