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Qualitative Research & Policy Studies: Articles

Qualitative Approaches to Policy Research in Education: Contesting the Evidence-Based, Neoliberal Regime (Kerrigan & Johnson, 2018) Abstract: This issue highlights problems with the neoliberal research regime in education policy—one that marginalizes, homogenizes, and dismisses communities, critical voices, and methodologies that could improve educational practice. We argue for greater methodological diversity in policy studies when engaging […]

Categories: Creative Methods, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Journals, Qualitative, Social Issues, Uncategorised

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Qualitative Research & Policy Studies: Interview with Editors

JS. In the introduction to this special issue, you state: “These political and discursive interventions in education, however, are not solely to blame for the dismissal of qualitative inquiry. Some of this blame must be apportioned to researchers themselves.” Can you make suggestions for researchers who want to conduct qualitative or mixed methods research, but fear […]

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Creative & Arts-Based Methods: Focus for June & July

We’ll build on the May theme of visuals and visualizations by looking at a wide range of creative & arts-based research methods in June and July. We’ll explore all stages of research, from design to dissemination and look at examples that use qualitative, quantitative, multimodal, and mixed methods. Follow the unfolding series through this link, […]

Categories: Comics, Creative Methods, Creativity, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Dissemination, Focus Series, Research Skills, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Visual Maps, Visuals

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Visual Data Collection meets Data Visualization

Researchers can start visualizing data from the beginning of the study by using visual methods to collect visual data. Technology tools help us capture and analyze visual exchanges with participants.

Categories: Creative Methods, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Focus Series, Multimodal, Participatory Methods, Qualitative, Research, Uncategorised, Visuals

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May Focus: Visualize Data & Findings

A MethodSpace focus for May will be on ways to use visuals to represent key ideas, themes in the data, and results of the study, in qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation. While it is common to use visualizations to represent findings, this month we’ll share ideas, tips, examples, and open access resources relevant to […]

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The #tenyearchallenge and Public Awareness of Data and Algorithms

Facebook, Instagram and other platforms recently set their users a 10 year challenge: post your first ever Facebook photo and another one of you today. Whilst some users were quick to comply, others responded in unexpected ways. Some reactions were funny: Jennifer Aniston in 2009 is Iggy Pop in 2019. Some had a political message: an […]

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Learn from Research Cases: Ethics & Research Collaborations

Five SAGE Research Cases were featured in a series of posts on the topic of collaboration. In this series of posts we will revisit these cases and explore the research designs and approaches used to conduct each respective study.  The cases are open access until the end of February, 2019.  If the links have expired you can access […]

Categories: Data Collection, Ethics, Focus Series, Qualitative, Research Cases, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Visual Maps

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A Case of Collaboration, Part 3

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 January, 2019.  If the links have expired you can access them through with a 30-day free trial […]

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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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