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It is AcWriMo 2018!

Academic Writing Month is a focus for SAGE MethodSpace in November. The theme for AcWriMo 2018 is: Create a Holistic Publication Strategy. Writing alone is not adequate in today’s visually-oriented and media-saturated world. During AcWriMo we will explore the various ways academics communicate to share ideas and disseminate their research. We will take a holistic […]

Categories: ACWRIMO, Focus Series, Impact, Presenting, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Writing

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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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Scholarship & Exchange: e/merge Africa

e have become accustomed to jumping across geographic boundaries via the Internet to interact with colleagues. Once in awhile we have an opportunity to jump into a deep and rich exchange, as illustrated by the recent online conference, the e/merge 2018 Festival of e-Learning from the e/merge Africa professional development network. (Find excerpts and links in […]

Categories: Careers, Dissemination, Presenting, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised

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MethodSpace: Space to Pursue a Passion for Inquiry

Are you new to SAGE MethodSpace? Wondering what we are trying to accomplish? This site is home to three areas: the main MethodSpace blog (with its interest groups, resources links and events calendar) , MentorSpace, and the Big Data Hub. Visitors can learn about emerging and well-tested methods and approaches on MethodSpace, gain practical how-to […]

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Online Collaboration & Learning: Highlights from e/merge Africa Festival

In this series of posts we shared resources and ideas presented at summer festivals. Can’t fly around the world to attend? No worries–  MethodSpace readers can learn from the presentations and related resources made available online. The first, the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Methods Festival occurred July 3-5. Researchers gathered for a face-to-face conference at […]

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RMF Highlight: Fuzzy Cognitive Systems Mapping and Evaluation

The Economic and Social Research Center is hosting the biennial Research Methods Festival at the University of Bath this week. If you aren’t able to attend in person, enjoy this series of posts. I had the very good fortune to study with Joseph Novak many years ago at Cornell University. He came up with a concept […]

Categories: Participatory Methods, Presenting, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Visual Maps

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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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4 Steps to Designing an Award-Winning Poster

A good academic conference poster serves a dual purpose: it is both an effective networking tool and a means by which to articulately communicate your research. But many academics fail to produce a truly visually arresting conference poster and so opportunities to garner interest and make connections are lost. Tullio Rossi offers guidance on how to produce an outstanding conference poster, considering the scripting, concept, design, and logistics.

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Open Access Ethics Resources for Researchers

Independent researcher Dr. Helen Kara recently completed an important new book: Research Ethics in the Real World. She also co-edited a special issue on “New Directions in Qualitative Research Ethics” for the March 2017 International Journal of Social Research Methodology. She generously agreed to share this collection of open access ethics resources with Methodspace readers. You […]

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Benefits of Transdisciplinary PhD Programs

Anna-Sigrid Keck and colleagues designed a structured doctoral program focused on transdisciplinary research and compared students’ publication patterns to students in traditional programmes. While rates of productivity were broadly similar, citation rates were found to be higher for transdisciplinary students, as were indicators of collaboration such as co-authorship.

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