Search Results for Category: Literature

Synthesizing Methods Literature

A MethodSpace focus for March is on reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  In previous posts we explored systems that offer guidance on for collecting and organizing literature, and looked at ways […]

Categories: Focus Series, Literature, Research, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised, Writing

Tags: , ,

Continue Reading

Methods Literature as Part of a Review

A MethodSpace focus for March is on reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  After exploring systems that offer guidance on for collecting and organizing literature, we now look at how […]

Categories: Focus Series, Literature, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: , , , ,

Continue Reading

About the Lit Review: SRM to the Rescue!

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. See the whole series here. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” and examining it piece by piece (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  This post offers resources […]

Categories: Focus Series, Literature, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Video

Tags: , , ,

Continue Reading

Methods Lit Review Challenge: Keeping Track

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” and examining it piece by piece (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  This post continues an exploration of the first keyword […]

Categories: Focus Series, Literature, Research, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised

Tags: , ,

Continue Reading

Systems for Methods Lit Reviews

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are using this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726) . System or chaos? The first key word in Salkind’s definition is system. Let’s […]

Categories: Focus Series, Literature, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: , ,

Continue Reading

Review Methods Literature: March Focus

Reviewing the literature is an ongoing process for scholars, academic writers, and graduate students. We need to discover the seminal thinkers and keep up with the emerging developments in our respective disciplines and fields of study. But that isn’t enough! We also need to review the methods literature. This is a March focus on SAGE […]

Categories: Focus Series, Literature, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: , ,

Continue Reading

Open Access SAGE Journals with a Research Methods Focus

It is Open Access Week! When I decided to stop teaching last year, the biggest question on my mind was: what about library access? Luckily, my alma mater Cornell University offers alums digital access, but many fellow independent, freelance, or citizen scholars do not have that option. Open access resources are valuable to all of us, whether […]

Categories: Journals, Literature, Open Access, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags:

Continue Reading

Renew, Refresh, Reboot, Restart Your Academic Writing

Do any of these complaints sound familiar? (Use the comment area to add your own!) I can’t remember where I wanted to go with this article! My literature is out of date! I don’t have library access so I can’t get new articles! I’ve changed my career goals, and now I don’t want to work […]

Categories: Blogs, Books, Getting published, Journals, Literature, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Tweetchat, Uncategorised, Writing

Tags: , , ,

Continue Reading

Access Leading Research on Gender Equality

Gender equality is identified by the United Nations as a fundamental human right, and is one of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. In recognition of this important goal, SAGE Journals is making access to this collection of articles about gender equality free through July 31, 2018. Gender inequalities affect health, economic welfare, and well-being at […]

Categories: Journals, Literature, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised

Tags: ,

Continue Reading