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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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Strategizing Data Access, Storage and Management

Once you have received information about and contacted prospective participants, your attention turns to how to deal with the confidential and personal information that you have on record.  Specifically, you need to address questions about who has access to data, how you store data, and how you manage stored data files.  As a general rule, […]

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How Do I Arrange the Sections of the Whole Report?

Stephanie Evergreen will be the guest of a Twitter chat ‘ask me anything [about data viz]’ on Wednesday, November 14th at 1 p.m. Eastern/10 a.m. PST. Submit a question using the hashtag #sageXevergreen . It’s time to zoom out of the layout of a single page or poster or slide and starting thinking about how we […]

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Collaborating With Peers to Advance Qualitative Dissertation Methodology

In addition to coursework, the work that students do outside of class can relate directly to dissertation research.  In fact, a range of options may be available to students on and off campus to support dissertation work, including: Funded or sponsored faculty research generally supports graduate student dissertation research. Where faculty serve as a principal […]

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Excel Tips: Identifying and Removing Duplicate Data Points

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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But Does it Work? New Text on Evaluation to the Rescue!

The long-awaited eighth edition of Evaluation: A Systematic Approach is now available. To learn more about the thinking behind this respected text and how it can be used, I conducted a written interview with co-author Dr. Mark Lipsey. Learn more about the book and access instructional resources, sample chapters, and an Evaluation Tips poster.  JS Given […]

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Stephanie Evergreen on Creating Better Handouts

Stephanie Evergreen will be the guest of a Twitter chat ‘ask me anything [about data viz]’ on Wednesday, November 14th at 1 p.m. Eastern/10 a.m. PST. Submit a question using the hashtag #sageXevergreen . A handout is a short, condensed version of all the key points, URLs, and references mentioned in the slideshow. It may even […]

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Focus Group Resources – #MonthlyMethods September Roundup

Throughout September, we talked about Focus Group Research through #MonthlyMethods on Twitter.  We discussed the definition of focus groups, shared examples of what leading a focus group while working in a research agency looks like, looked at a case study on conducting focus groups with adolescents, clarified the uses for focus groups, and identified criticisms […]

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Data in the News: Cost of Hurricane Damages

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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Image Tagging in SAGE Journals – Part One

Cloud vision application programming interfaces, or APIs, are powerful web services that apply machine learning to tag objects in images, as well as identifying faces, supporting image filtering, extracting text, and providing custom image tagging. At SAGE, we recently asked the question how could cloud vision APIs be applied to support scholarly publishing? For example, can they […]

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