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More on Power, Sample Size, and Power Calculations

More on Power, Sample Size, and Power Calculations Of the variables that affect power, you can see that sample size gives you the most flexibility, as people are not in the habit of changing either the alpha level of .05, nor can you switch from a two-tailed to a one-tailed test (the use of a […]

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Learn from Research Cases: Visual Ethnography

Five SAGE Research Cases were featured in a series of posts on the topic of collaboration. In a new series of posts we revisit these cases to explore the research designs and approaches used to conduct each respective study. The cases are open access until the end of February, 2019.  If the links have expired you can access them […]

Categories: Ethnography, Focus Series, Qualitative, Research, Research Cases, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised, Visual Maps

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Learn from Research Cases: Ethics & Research Collaborations

Five SAGE Research Cases were featured in a series of posts on the topic of collaboration. In this series of posts we will revisit these cases and explore the research designs and approaches used to conduct each respective study.  The cases are open access until the end of February, 2019.  If the links have expired you can access […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 29

This month’s big data newsletter includes several top-flight free resources for readers, including an article on “The social imaginaries of data activism” drawn from the journal Big Data & Society; a chapter from The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods that asks, “Big Data – Hype or Revolution?”; and a chapter from another of […]

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Learn from Research Cases: Youth Participation

Studying Youth, With Youth Let’s face facts: if you are old enough to conduct research, you are a geezer from the perspective of a 14-year old! Why would they reveal insights into their personal lives, especially on sensitive matters they’d rather not discuss? This is a dilemma researchers face when studying adolescents or young adults– […]

Categories: Focus Series, Participatory Methods, Photovoice, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Research Cases, Social Issues, Teaching, Uncategorised

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Learn from Research Cases: Coordinating a Mixed Methods Study

Five SAGE Research Cases were featured in a series of posts on the topic of collaboration. We used the selected cases to explore various ways researchers and academic writers work together. In a new series of posts we will go back to these cases and look at the research designs and approaches used to conduct each respective […]

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Building a Social Network in the Field

Practical Considerations to Facilitate Data Collection Perhaps no other dimension of qualitative research work is associated with ambiguity, uncertainty, confusion, and complexity more than fieldwork.  One way to regulate these issues—to support more predictable experiences in the course of a study—is to strengthen relationships associated with events in the field.  On one side, faculty and […]

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