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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 […]

Categories: ACWRIMO, Books, Careers, Getting published, Impact, Independent publishing, Professional Books, Uncategorised, Writing

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Honesty and Originality in Academic Writing

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and this year we are focusing on writing goes beyond completion of a particular piece of work, and may go beyond writing. We are thinking holistically and strategically about what types of writing (as well as visuals and media) will help us achieve life and career goals. […]

Categories: ACWRIMO, Creativity, Dissemination, Ethics, Focus Series, Impact, Research, Teaching, Writing

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Research for Good: Doing Research with NGOs in the Global South

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 Dr. Emanuela Girei. After reading her article, “Decolonising management knowledge: A reflexive journey as practitioner and researcher in Uganda” I asked Emanuela to tell us more. The […]

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But Does it Work? New Text on Evaluation to the Rescue!

The long-awaited eighth edition of Evaluation: A Systematic Approach is now available. To learn more about the thinking behind this respected text and how it can be used, I conducted a written interview with co-author Dr. Mark Lipsey. Learn more about the book and access instructional resources, sample chapters, and an Evaluation Tips poster.  JS Given […]

Categories: Evaluation, Impact, MentorSpace, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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It is AcWriMo 2018!

Academic Writing Month is a focus for SAGE MethodSpace in November. The theme for AcWriMo 2018 is: Create a Holistic Publication Strategy. Writing alone is not adequate in today’s visually-oriented and media-saturated world. During AcWriMo we will explore the various ways academics communicate to share ideas and disseminate their research. We will take a holistic […]

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Social Media Research, Then and Now

The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods was published in 2016. Naturally, the research underpinnings for this excellent volume were generated several years prior to publication. Since then, we’ve seen scandals associated with social media and the Brexit vote, 2016 US election, hacked personal data from financial institutions, as well as policy changes including […]

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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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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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Change-Maker Interview: Lynn Wilson & UNCC

MethodSpace is following and sharing news from the UN Bonn Climate Conference, now underway. We are particularly focused on the opportunities and implications for researchers and educators– and our students. To that end, we are interested in the upcoming launch of the Universities Network for Climate Capacity (UNCC). This series of posts includes background information as well as live feeds from the […]

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