Search Results for Category: Ethics

A Case of Collaboration, Part 3

As part of this month’s focus on collaboration, we will look at the various ways researchers and academic writers work together. This post is the third in a series based on SAGE Research Cases.  The selected cases are open access until the end of January, 2019.  If the links have expired you can access them through […]

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Studying Online Communities: Ethics & Virtual Ethnography

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December. We will look at the various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers.  Online communities offer opportunities to study ways people communicate and collaborate. Researchers have a number of logistical and ethical challenges to address when planning such studies. Considerations vary depending on whether the community […]

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What can we do about scientific misconduct?

Who can we trust in a world of alternative facts, trolls, and spam? We should be able to turn to scientific research for reliably trust-worthy perspectives, yet even peer- reviewed journal articles can contain incorrect or misleading findings. Academic misconduct– including falsifying data, selectively analyzing data, plagiarizing others’ work, or biased reporting– is a troubling problem […]

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Focus Series Autumn 2018

Academic Writing Month, AcWriMo, is a time when many writers make a special effort to power through and make progress on a large project. For others, AcWriMo is a time to learn new skills and to think about goals for writing and getting published. The global community that emerges on social media sites during November […]

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What Type of Information Must Be Included in an Informed Consent Form?

he federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (a)(5)(i)) stipulate that consent forms must first concisely describe key information about the study that prospective participants will likely want to know to make an informed decision about participation before providing more detailed information about the research. The federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (b)) also list the required information to […]

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Honesty and Originality in Academic Writing

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and this year we are focusing on writing goes beyond completion of a particular piece of work, and may go beyond writing. We are thinking holistically and strategically about what types of writing (as well as visuals and media) will help us achieve life and career goals. […]

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Research for Social Good Means Addressing Scientific Misconduct

Research for Social Good was a MethodSpace focus for October. We explored this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. While many researchers are dedicated to conducting ethical research and socially-beneficial studies, we see an ongoing parade of retractions and scandals related to mishandling and misrepresentation of data. Two well-publicized cases from Harvard University and […]

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Research for Social Good: Whose Voice?

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. Participation and voice relate to research for social good. In research terminology we discuss population and sample. Regardless of the research approach or data collection method, someone’s voice is being represented, […]

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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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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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