Search Results for Category: Social Issues

Data in the News: The Race to Renewable Energy

Collecting, analyzing, and reporting with data can be daunting. The person that SAGE Publishing — the parent of MethodSpace — turns to when it has questions is Diana Aleman – editor extraordinaire for SAGE Stats and U.S. Political Stats. And now she is bringing her trials, tribulations, and expertise with data to you in this […]

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We Need New Ways to Measure Impact

During October SAGE MethodSpace focused on evaluation and other types of applied research. This post, originally published on LSE Impact, discusses the challenges associated with evaluating research in complex, controversial fields.

Categories: Evaluation, Impact, Research, Social Issues, Tools and Resources

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No whining on the #InVinoFab Podcast!

It is only fair. I’ve asked Laura Pasquini to contribute to MethodSpace about mentoring strategies and about her prolific efforts in podcasting.  So I couldn’t refuse when she asked if I’d contribute to the #InVinoFab Podcast series. This playfully named podcast aims to feature “interesting narratives, workplace experiences, helpful learning anecdotes, and creative discoveries of […]

Categories: Audio, Podcast, Research Skills, Social Issues, Teaching, Uncategorised

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Social Media Data Often Fails in Gauging Public Opinion

We often consider social media as a tool which, among other things, gives us direct insight to the views and positions of voters. But blind spots are plentiful. Joseph Cabosky discusses multiple reasons why social media data can often fail in gauging public opinion.

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Qualitative Research & Policy Studies: Articles

Qualitative Approaches to Policy Research in Education: Contesting the Evidence-Based, Neoliberal Regime (Kerrigan & Johnson, 2018) Abstract: This issue highlights problems with the neoliberal research regime in education policy—one that marginalizes, homogenizes, and dismisses communities, critical voices, and methodologies that could improve educational practice. We argue for greater methodological diversity in policy studies when engaging […]

Categories: Creative Methods, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Journals, Qualitative, Social Issues, Uncategorised

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