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Resources for Online Instruction & Research

Given the changes we are all experiencing given the Covid 19 pandemic, SAGE and MethodSpace are offering guidance and open-access resources about online instruction and research. Find this unfolding series here. Also see our in-depth guide, How to Lead a Videoconference, with updated Zoom security information. Relevant MethodSpace Posts and Resources

Categories: Instruction, Online Learning, Research, Supervising and Teaching Research Skills and Roles, Teaching, Tools and Resources

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Science is Shifting Toward Collaboration. So Why Don’t We Teach More Collaboration?

The way that science is done is changing. More and more, research is conducted in collaborative teams, pulling together scientists from a variety of areas of experience and geographic locations. This is particularly true in environmental sciences, where the types of complex, multifaceted issues faced by society can only be addressed by bringing together researchers with multiple perspectives. Across a wide range of fields, there is evidence that multi-authored research is more highly cited, suggesting that this shift in the culture of science is producing novel and exciting results…

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PhD Students Should Prepare for Careers Outside Academia

Those who do finish their PhDs face a highly competitive academic employment market, as the number of annual PhD graduates exceeds the number of available academic openings in all but a few specialized areas of study. Universities are increasingly aware of this imbalance. But their responses are slow and uneven. Our research helps to explain why, and we argue that PhD students must take their own initiative to prepare for diverse career outcomes.

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Why did we write Research Design and Methods An Applied Guide for the Scholar-Practitioner?

Research and practice are the focus for December on SAGE MethodSpace, with featured posts from our Mentors in Residence, the co-editors of Research Design and Methods: An Applied Guide for the Scholar-Practitioner. Find the unfolding series of posts through this link. Enter the code SAGE2019 for a discount on your book purchase.  Why was this book so important […]

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