Search Results for Category: Research

Read the SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods

Researchers are drawn to the opportunities to study many aspects of contemporary life as represented on social media. The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods (2016) is a treasure trove of chapters on designing and conducting quantitative or qualitative research, analyzing and using data from social media. To celebrate #WorldBookDay you can access the SAGE […]

Categories: Methods Type, Mixed, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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Letters as Data

What better time to consider research purposes letters can fulfill? Barton and Hall (2000) observed that “letter writing is one of the most pervasive literate activities in human societies” (p. 1) They point to the importance of letterwriting as a phenomenon has been widespread globally and historically, as one of the earliest forms of writing. […]

Categories: Archival, Journals, Letters, MentorSpace, Research Skills, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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Earth Day: Research for a Better World

April is a good time to explore SAGE journals you may not have had a chance to read. Log in here to browse and download articles. (See this related post for search and navigation tips on the journal hub.) Celebrate Earth Day by renewing your interest in global climate issues and their social, cultural, political, and economic implications! You […]

Categories: Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised

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Let’s chat: Teach & Learn Practical Research & Career Skills

Join us for a Twitter Chat to discuss ways to use these videos in your teaching, mentoring, or coaching. On April 26, simply log into Twitter and look for #SAGEMethodsChat. No registration is needed. If you miss the chat, you can look for that hashtag and access the discussion. We will meet at 4 pm […]

Categories: Careers, Getting published, MentorSpace, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised, Video

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Academic Researchers Need Support and Incentives to Share Data

Making data available for other researchers to find, use, reuse, and reproduce is fundamental to open science, and ultimately makes research more efficient and effective. Yet despite policies that encourage and require data sharing, researchers in the UK and US report lower percentages of data sharing than average.

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Spotlight: 3 Journals About Research & Technology

April is a good time to explore SAGE journals you may not have had a chance to read. Log in here to browse and download articles. (See this related post for search and navigation tips on the journal hub.) During this open-access month I will be highlighting some of my favorite SAGE journals. This post draws your attention to […]

Categories: Dissemination, Journals, Research, Uncategorised

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Social Media or Blog? New Dilemmas for Academics & Writers

News about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica comes on top of increasing unease with online privacy, hacking and tracking. What are the implications for academics and writers? (See my post on the Textbook and Academic Authors Association blog Abstract for more on this topic.) Tufekci observed that when social media platforms emerged in the mid-2000s the “networked public […]

Categories: Blogs, Research, Social Issues, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Writing

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Journal Spotlight: Business & Society

April is a good time to explore SAGE journals you may not have had a chance to read. Log in here to browse and download articles. (See related post for search and navigation tips on the journal hub.) During this open-access month I will be highlighting some of my favorite SAGE journals, starting with Business & Society. […]

Categories: Ethics, Journals, Open Access, Research, Social Issues, Uncategorised

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No fooling! Open Access to SAGE Journals in April!

Do you have access to an academic library with the full SAGE journals database? If not, April will be a good time to browse and download articles while the doors are open to SAGE journals. Just log in here, and set up your credentials. Let’s take a look at some of the features offered on the SAGE journal hub. If […]

Categories: Getting published, Journals, Literature, Open Access, Research, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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