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Criteria for Selecting a Research Approach

Given the possibility of qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods approaches, what factors affect a choice of one approach over another for the design of a proposal? Added to worldview, design, and methods would be the research problem, the personal experiences of the researcher, and the audience(s) for whom the report will be written. The Research […]

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Decision Tree to Examine Variable in Samples

Below is a short summary and overview of chapter seven in Dr. Kathryn A. Adams book entitled “Research Methods, Statistics and Application”. This overview highlights a decision processing tool that is useful when examining variables in a qualitative sample. First, the one-sample t test and the chi-square goodness of fit are used when you are […]

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A Case of Collaboration, Part 1

As part of this focus on collaboration, we will look at the various ways researchers and academic writers work together. This post is the first 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 with […]

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Research and Academic Podcasting

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and in 2018 we are looking at ways researchers develop a holistic publication strategy.  Sometimes we need to do more than write in order to reach our target audiences. An increasingly popular way to get our words out is through podcasts. To learn more about how researchers and academic writers […]

Categories: Focus Series, MentorSpace, Podcast, Research, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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Thinking about a journal article? Tips from an editor.

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and in 2018 we are looking at ways researchers develop a holistic publication strategy. Peer-reviewed articles in scholarly journals are central to many academics’ publication strategies because they are typically required for tenure and promotion. Because they are so important, writers face steep competition for getting articles published. I asked Todd Bridgman, […]

Categories: Focus Series, Getting published, Journals, MentorSpace, Uncategorised, Writing

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Write with Purpose, Publish for Impact

Think about the messages you want to convey with your published writings. Publications can help open new doors and build new networks— so it is important to think about which doors and networks you hope to discover. This collection, originally posted on SAGE MethodSpace and the Textbook and Academic Authors Association blog Abstract, can help you reflect on the best options and move forward.

Categories: Careers, Getting published, Impact, MentorSpace, Presenting, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Writing

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How to Construct a Stem-and-Leaf Display

“Statistical Analysis“, by Jerome Frieman, intermediate/advanced statistics text, uses real research on antisocial behaviors, such as cyber-bullying, stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination, to help readers across the social and behavioral sciences understand the underlying theory behind statistical methods. By presenting examples and principles of statistics within the context of these timely issues, the text shows how the results of analyses can be used to answer research questions.

Categories: MentorSpace, Quantitative, Tools and Resources

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