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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 […]

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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 […]

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April Focus: Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative data analysis is a focus on MethodSpace for April. We’ll explore tried-and-true and emerging approaches with original posts, discussion of related books, and links to open access resources. Topics will include organizing and managing data, types of coding, using qualitative approaches to Big Data, and interpreting what you’ve found through all of these processes. […]

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Online Survey Software Tools

Online Survey Software Tools Online survey software tools such as Survey Monkey® and Qualtrics® enable you to present your survey online for your respondents. This approach has a number of advantages to both researchers and participants. First, once you create your survey online, it can be sent to anyone, anywhere, with a survey link the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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More on Power, Sample Size, and Power Calculations

More on Power, Sample Size, and Power Calculations Of the variables that affect power, you can see that sample size gives you the most flexibility, as people are not in the habit of changing either the alpha level of .05, nor can you switch from a two-tailed to a one-tailed test (the use of a […]

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Presenting Research Online

If we want our research to make a difference in the field and an impact in the bigger world, writing and publishing are not enough. We need to get out and talk about our work, what it means, and how it can be used. Conferences and professional or academic gatherings are places where researchers present […]

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