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RMF Highlight: Qualitative Diary Apps

The Economic and Social Research Center hosted the biennial Research Methods Festival at the University of Bath. If you weren’t able to attend in person, enjoy this series of posts.  Want to learn from participants over time, collecting data drawn from their own records and reflections? Diary methods might offer just the approach you need. Laura […]

Categories: Diary, Methods Type, Multimodal, Qualitative, Uncategorised

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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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RMF Highlight: Write Creatively for Academia

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. Before Dr. Kara took the stage to present, Festival attendees were tweeting back and forth about her new comic, Conversation With A Purpose. Surely […]

Categories: Comics, Impact, Qualitative, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Visuals, Writing

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Festivals without Flights

When George Harrison sang, “Show me that I’m everywhere, and get me home for tea,” I am sure he didn’t imagine that we’d actually have the ability to be everywhere without missing the comforts of home. But in today’s connected world we can do just that! In July, MethodSpace readers will have two opportunities to […]

Categories: Methods Type, Mixed, Multimodal, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised, Writing

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Sharing Story Ownership in Qualitative Research

Whose story do you tell in a study? To whom does the story belong? How do you write a research story? These questions arise as you start a research project, especially in social and behavioral science research. Often overlooked, researchers may, at the outset, develop a study without considering the storytelling approach and their specific roles as […]

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Research Ethics & Tweets as Data

I’ve written enough about research ethics to know what a contentious topic it is. I’ve worked with enough perplexed researchers to know how challenging it is to understand ethical theories, recognize potential dilemmas, take a position, and design truly ethical research. These issues become even more complex when data are collected on social networking sites. Social […]

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Qualitative Interviewing Resources – #MonthlyMethods June Roundup

This month we are excited to launch a new opportunity to expand research methods learning through free resources provided by SAGE Research Methods: #MonthlyMethods. Each month we will be opening up free resources such as case studies, videos, and book chapters from the SAGE Research Methods platform focusing on a different research method each month. […]

Categories: MentorSpace, Methods Type, Qualitative, Research, Research Skills, SAGE Posts, Tools and Resources

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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.

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How to Revive Academic Writing Left for Dead?

We can find endless reasons to set aside a piece of writing. Perhaps we are distracted by another priority or opportunity,  We hit a writers’ block of some kind, and move on to something else. The forces of inertia might hold you back. Or, if we are to be candid, we might just be sick […]

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