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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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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 […]

Categories: Careers, Ethics, Focus Series, Journals, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, 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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From Dissertation to Book: An Author Interview

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and for 2018 we are looking at ways researchers develop a holistic publication strategy. This means looking at all of the options, and choosing the type that fits with our content, will allow us to reach our target audience, and create real impact.  Scholarly books and articles are […]

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Research for Social Good in an Inclusion Study

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is by independent scholar, author, and consultant, Dr. Kristine D. Jones-Pasley. The Challenges and Opportunities of an Inclusion Study When I started my doctoral program, I knew that I […]

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Research for Good: Ethics & Leadership

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is an interview with Dr. Donald Dunn, author of Designing Ethical Workplaces: The Moldable Model, part of the Principles of Responsible Management Education Collection.  JS This series of posts includes […]

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Ethical Research for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. Learn about ethical dimensions from guest blogger, Dr. Helen Kara. Helen is an independent researcher, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Visiting Fellow at the UK’s National Centre for Research Methods. Research Ethics in the Real World Dr. Helen Kara I decided to […]

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Mindfulness & Research for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. Dr. Narelle Lemon shares her experiences in this interview. Narelle is an Associate Professor and currently the Department Deputy Chair (Learning and Teaching) in the Department of Education, Faculty of Health, […]

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Bullying: Bad for People, Bad for Scholarship

Bullying in the academic workplace keeps coming up in conversations with faculty and graduate students. I’ve discovered a new term for the safe spaces where people reveal such confidences: hush harbors (Nunley 2011). I would like to think that a commitment to higher education translates into a commitment to acting from a higher calling, but […]

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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 […]

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