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The Tedium of Transcription: Who’s Codifying the Process?

Transcribing can be a pain, and although recent progress in speech recognition software has helped, it remains a challenge. Speech recognition programs, do, however, raise ethical/consent issues: what if person-identifiable interview data is transcribed or read by someone who was not given the consent to do so? Furthermore, some conversational elements aren’t transcribed well by pattern recognition programs. What, or who, is really transforming the transcription process, then? What’s next for transcription?

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Nurturing Researchers Webinar Q & A

More questions were posted than we had time to answer during the during the Nurturing the Researchers of Tomorrow webinar. This is the first of a series of posts in response. Q. I understand that Nicola Pallit’s work was based on postgraduate research. I feel like undergraduate research has been neglected. After all, they will […]

Categories: Focus Series, MethodSpace Live!, Research Skills, Teaching, Uncategorised

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Academic Writing Month Webinar: Registration is Now Open!

The November webinar, Write a Book! From Acquisition to Publication will feature SAGE editors and experts. They will explain how each step of the process works and discuss best practices for authors. Registration is open now!

Categories: ACWRIMO, Books, Careers, Focus Series, Getting published, Professional Books, Research, Research Skills, Webinar, Writing

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Teach Research Methods: Start With a Culture of Inquiry

One principle is common across all methodologies and methods: research is about asking questions. We conduct research to find and test solutions to problems. A researcher’s mindset is not set, instead it is open to new insights– or to being proven wrong. How do we teach in ways that help our students learn how to approach problems with open minds, and to craft and conduct research?

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