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Dissertation/Thesis Tips from TAA

Are you working on your dissertation or thesis as part of Academic Writing Month (and beyond)? The Textbook and Academic Authors Association offers this free e-book about writing your doctoral dissertation or thesis: Dissertation Writing Tips & Strategies. This 30-page ebook includes: 6 Ways to Overcome Challenges to Writing Your Dissertation 6 Do’s & Don’ts of Editing […]

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Writing Strategies and Ethical Considerations

Writing the Proposal Arguments Presented in a Proposal It is helpful to consider early in planning the study the major points that need to be addressed in a proposal. These points—or topics—all need to be interconnected to provide a cohesive picture of the entire project. For us, these topics seem to span all proposals, whether […]

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What Type of Information Must Be Included in an Informed Consent Form?

he federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (a)(5)(i)) stipulate that consent forms must first concisely describe key information about the study that prospective participants will likely want to know to make an informed decision about participation before providing more detailed information about the research. The federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (b)) also list the required information to […]

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Office, Home, Coffee Shop? Space for Writing

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and for 2018 we are looking at ways researchers develop a holistic publication strategy. As we think about what we are writing, we might also think about where we write. The recent Textbook and Academic Authors Association tweetchat focused on ways we choose and shape our writing environments. Facilitator Eric Schmieder […]

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Strategizing Data Access, Storage and Management

Once you have received information about and contacted prospective participants, your attention turns to how to deal with the confidential and personal information that you have on record.  Specifically, you need to address questions about who has access to data, how you store data, and how you manage stored data files.  As a general rule, […]

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How Do I Arrange the Sections of the Whole Report?

Stephanie Evergreen will be the guest of a Twitter chat ‘ask me anything [about data viz]’ on Wednesday, November 14th at 1 p.m. Eastern/10 a.m. PST. Submit a question using the hashtag #sageXevergreen . It’s time to zoom out of the layout of a single page or poster or slide and starting thinking about how we […]

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Academic Writing with Pen in Hand

Academic Writing Month is a focus for SAGE MethodSpace in November. The theme for AcWriMo 2018 is: Create a Holistic Publication Strategy. We are looking at a wide range of expressions through not only writing, but also creative visuals and media.   November 2 was Fountain Pen Day—  an opportunity to consider the value of including analog tools in […]

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Survey Resources – #MonthlyMethods October Roundup

This October’s #MonthlyMethods on Twitter was all about using surveys for research. In these open #MonthlyMethods resources we answered common questions about why quality surveys and questions matter, discussed how to design a survey with purpose, learned about the challenges for recruiting online survey participation, and listened to a professional’s experience in survey research. While […]

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Collaborating With Peers to Advance Qualitative Dissertation Methodology

In addition to coursework, the work that students do outside of class can relate directly to dissertation research.  In fact, a range of options may be available to students on and off campus to support dissertation work, including: Funded or sponsored faculty research generally supports graduate student dissertation research. Where faculty serve as a principal […]

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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 […]

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