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April Focus: Intro to Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative data analysis is a focus on MethodSpace for April. By logging into MethodSpace you will automatically receive new posts by email. You can also follow the series through this link: QualDataAnalysis. What is qualitative data analysis? Qualitative data analysis is an umbrella term that encompasses many steps and processes. The term describes ways we […]

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April Focus: Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative data analysis is a focus on MethodSpace for April. We’ll explore tried-and-true and emerging approaches with original posts, discussion of related books, and links to open access resources. Topics will include organizing and managing data, types of coding, using qualitative approaches to Big Data, and interpreting what you’ve found through all of these processes. […]

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Learn from Cases: Using ATLAS.ti

Analyzing Qualitative Data with Atlas.ti This research case explains how the software program, Atlas.ti, was used to analyze data collected by 50 professionals from six different health and human service professions. These researchers conducted both mono-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary focus groups, which yielded extensive discussion transcripts. Additional datasets, notes, and records were also analyzed. Read the […]

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The Equivalence Test Tackles So-called Negative Results

A paleontologist returns to her lab from a summer dig and sets up a study comparing tooth length in two dinosaur species. She and her team work meticulously to avoid biasing their results. They remain blind to the species while measuring, the sample sizes are large, and the data collection and the analysis are rigorous. […]

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A Case of Collaboration, Part 5

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

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Research for Social Good Means Addressing Scientific Misconduct

Research for Social Good was a MethodSpace focus for October. We explored this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. While many researchers are dedicated to conducting ethical research and socially-beneficial studies, we see an ongoing parade of retractions and scandals related to mishandling and misrepresentation of data. Two well-publicized cases from Harvard University and […]

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Tips on Interpreting Data Visualizations

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in a […]

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