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Making Sense of The Knowledge Explosion with Knowledge Mapping

Two years ago, when Bernadette Wright and Steve Wallis were working on their book, Practical Mapping for Applied Research and Evaluation, they contributed this guest post to introduce a Knowledge Mapping approach. There has been a vast explosion in the number of academic publications – journals, articles, posts, and books of all kinds. So much […]

Categories: ACWRIMO, Evaluation, Mixed, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Visual Maps, Visuals, Writing

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Breaking through the disciplinary barrier with practical mapping

This month SAGE MethodSpace will focus on evaluation and other types of applied research. Throughout October we will feature work by Mentors-in-Residence Bernadette Wright and Steve Wallis. Posts in the series and relevant posts from the archives will be found using this link.  Guest post by Steven E. Wallis. PhD and Bernadette Wright, PhD Evaluations are […]

Categories: Evaluation, Focus Series, MentorSpace, Research, Uncategorised, Visual Maps

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Social Media Data Often Fails in Gauging Public Opinion

We often consider social media as a tool which, among other things, gives us direct insight to the views and positions of voters. But blind spots are plentiful. Joseph Cabosky discusses multiple reasons why social media data can often fail in gauging public opinion.

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