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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 27

This month’s Big Data Newsletter from SAGE Publishing unlocks three pieces of free content, including a Spotify playlist created by Dave Beer to accompany his book, The Data Gaze. Other benefits of receiving the newsletter include a free lesson focused on intermediate skills in the Python language, and a free chapter on “Big Social Science: […]

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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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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 26

Among the free resources offered in this month’s Big Data newsletter are a free issue of the journal Organizational Research Methods built around the theme, “Big Data and Modern Data Analytics;” a free chapter from the ‘little green book’ Linear Regression; and a free case study on “Developing a New Method for Psychological Investigation Using […]

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Focus Group Resources – #MonthlyMethods September Roundup

Throughout September, we talked about Focus Group Research through #MonthlyMethods on Twitter.  We discussed the definition of focus groups, shared examples of what leading a focus group while working in a research agency looks like, looked at a case study on conducting focus groups with adolescents, clarified the uses for focus groups, and identified criticisms […]

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SAGE Advice – For Free (For a Limited Time)

Focusing on skills and collaborations, the SAGE Ocean initiative has just launched a service focused on helping social scientists gain new skills while also working with computational researchers they haven’t collaborated with previously. SAGE Advice connects you, the researcher, with a data science expert with the right technical expertise. Via a 30- or 60-minute online video […]

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You’re an Evaluator? Can You Tell Me What That Means?

Simple question: Can you explain what the academic field of evaluation is? If you’re not an evaluator, the answer is quite possibly no. And if you are an evaluator, the answer is … often no. As a glut of qualitative evidence in the academic press suggests, evaluators may struggle when explaining what it is they […]

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APS Panel: Connecting Behavioral Scientists and Tech

The beneficial symbiosis between behavioral scientists and digital technologists came a cropper earlier this year when the Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted the fraught relationship that can arise when ethical concerns are overlooked or ignored. And yet the explosion of data comping from corporate sources (35 zettabytes are expected by 2010) and the burgeoning numbers of […]

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Image Tagging in SAGE Journals – Part One

Cloud vision application programming interfaces, or APIs, are powerful web services that apply machine learning to tag objects in images, as well as identifying faces, supporting image filtering, extracting text, and providing custom image tagging. At SAGE, we recently asked the question how could cloud vision APIs be applied to support scholarly publishing? For example, can they […]

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SAGE Unveils Innovation Labs for Quick-Sprint Experiments

SAGE Publishing believes that experimenting with cutting-edge technologies could lead to a range of innovative services and opportunities to build bridges to scholarly knowledge. SAGE Publishing Innovation Lab attempts to do that by harnessing new tech in short sprints, then publishing the results quickly so others can see, adopt, learn from or be inspired by the results. “We […]

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Informed Consent Resources – #MonthlyMethods August Roundup

August’s #MonthlyMethods open resources were all about Informed Consent.  Throughout August we discussed the meaning of informed consent, the importance of identities in the field as a researcher, answered 7 important questions about informed consent, and looked at an example of what happens when informed consent is not executed properly. While these resources were only […]

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