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Studying Online Communities: Ethics & Virtual Ethnography

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December. We will look at the various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers.  Online communities offer opportunities to study ways people communicate and collaborate. Researchers have a number of logistical and ethical challenges to address when planning such studies. Considerations vary depending on whether the community […]

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A Case of Collaboration, Part 1

As part of this focus on collaboration, we will look at the various ways researchers and academic writers work together. This post is the first in a series based on SAGE Research Cases.  The selected cases are open access until the end of January, 2019.  If the links have expired you can access them through with […]

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Fostering Collaborative Partnerships: A Strategy for Research Success

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December. We will look at the various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers.  In this SAGE video, Margie Johnson discusses tips and skills needed for successful collaborations. Her work involves working on collaborative inquiry data use practices with multiple partners, over a period of time. Find the […]

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Collaboration: Reading List

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December. We will look at the various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers.  SAGE Research Methods is a library of electronic books and chapters, articles and cases, videos, datasets, and research planners. If you do not have access to SRM through your library, explore SAGE Research Methods […]

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Lessons Learned about Research Collaboration

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December. We will look at the various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers.  Emma Jeanes, Bernadette Loacker and Martyna Śliwa co-authored a chapter about researcher collaboration for the book, Critical Management Research: Reflections from the Field (2014). While they studied experiences of researchers within a specific discipline, […]

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Collaborating on Research

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December. We will look at the various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers. When we start a collaborative research project, it is helpful to consider where our partners are coming from in regard to cultures, norms, and expectations. This post from the Research for Social Good series […]

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What can we do about scientific misconduct?

Who can we trust in a world of alternative facts, trolls, and spam? We should be able to turn to scientific research for reliably trust-worthy perspectives, yet even peer- reviewed journal articles can contain incorrect or misleading findings. Academic misconduct– including falsifying data, selectively analyzing data, plagiarizing others’ work, or biased reporting– is a troubling problem […]

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Focus Series Autumn 2018

Academic Writing Month, AcWriMo, is a time when many writers make a special effort to power through and make progress on a large project. For others, AcWriMo is a time to learn new skills and to think about goals for writing and getting published. The global community that emerges on social media sites during November […]

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Adventures in Setting up a New Journal

During the month of December the Focus Series will explore ways researchers, writers, academics, and students collaborate to conduct and write about research. In this guest post, Melissa Nolas and Christos Varvantakis discuss their collaborative project: starting a new scholarly journal. In being invited to contribute this post we both had to think long and hard about whether there […]

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December Focus: Collaboration

It is December, which means a new Focus Series is beginning! This month you will find original MethodSpace posts, examples, and links to open access resources about: Collaborative research. What issues arise when small or large teams work together to collect and analyze data? How do researchers collaborate with gatekeepers, or with participants? What tips […]

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