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Archived Webinar: A Social Science Perspective on Data Science

In this archived webinar, Claudia von Vacano and Geoff Bacon, both at the University of California, Berkeley D-Lab and both instructors for SAGE Campus’s “Introduction to Data Science for Social Scientists” course discuss why data science is important to the social sciences, and what social scientists add to this vibrant conversation in the webinar. This […]

Categories: Big Data, SAGE Posts, Video

Tags: D-Lab, Data Science, SAGE Campus

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Archived Webinar: Text Mining for Social Scientists

Text mining refers to digital social research methods that involve the collection and analysis of unstructured textual data, generally from internet-based sources such as social media and digital archives. In the webinar presented below, Gabe Ignatow and Rada Mihalcea discuss the fundamentals of text mining for social scientists, covering topics including research design, research ethics, […]

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Tags: Text Mining

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Video: Key Skills in Writing a Qualitative Research Proposal

“No matter what your research goal, all research proposals present three common elements,” says qualitative methodology professor Nathan Durdella in the video segment below. “These are the introduction, the background or literature review, and the approach or methodology.” Durdella is an associate professor at California State University Northridge where he teaches graduate-level courses in action […]

Categories: MentorSpace, Qualitative, SAGE Posts, Video

Tags: Research Design, SRM Video

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Archived Webinar: Teaching Ethics for Research Methods

In this archived webinar, guest Craig A. Mertler of Arizona State University draws on his more than three decades as an educator to discuss how to teach ethics in research methods courses. The good news, says Mertler, is that this isn’t difficult content. But the bad news, he quickly adds, is getting grad students and […]

Categories: Ethics, MentorSpace, SAGE Posts, Tools and Resources, Video, Webinar

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Video: 10 Steps for Doing a Literature Review

“A literature review is not necessarily the easiest thing to do,” says Dr. Zina O’Leary, “but it is something that you can tackle if you’re systematic.” And so in this video O’Leary, a senior fellow at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government and author of several SAGE Publishing texts including The Essential Guide to Doing Your Research […]

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Tags: Literature Review

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Video: The Big Ethics Needed for Big Data

Is the skills gap in the social sciences and challenges with data access limiting the potential for big data to be put to “good” use? In this taped debate from the United Kingdom’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science, Katie Metzler, head of methods innovation at SAGE Publishing, moderates a panel […]

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Tags: ESRC

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10 Commandments for Critical Thinking

Thou shalt think critically. That’s the takeaway messages in a new set of 10 commandments, this one from Tom Chatfield, author of the newly released Critical Thinking: Your Guide to Effective Argument, Successful Analysis and Independent Study. In the collection of videos below, Chatfield eschews the biblical but embraces the practical as he gives specific […]

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Tags: Critical Thinking, Tom Chatfield

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Archived Webinar: Tips for Student Success With Data

“I’ve found,” says Diana Aleman, assistant editor of SAGE Stats and MethodSpace blogger, “that students are consistently being called upon to pull data and/or statistics into their projects all the time. … Students are having a lot of trouble using the data sets that they’ve found and using them effectively in their projects or in […]

Categories: Big Data, Editorial, MentorSpace, Quantitative, SAGE Posts, Tools and Resources, Video

Tags: Data Discovery, Libraries

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Video: Struggling to Write a Literature Review?

It starts with a plaintive question: “Am I the only one struggling to write a literature review?” The answer from Zina O’Leary, senior lecturer and workplace integrated learning coordinator for the University of Sydney Business School, is instant and re-assuring. “No, you are absolutely not the only one struggling to write a lit review.” In […]

Categories: ACWRIMO, SAGE Posts, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Video, Writing

Tags: Literature Review, SAGE Research Methods Video

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