Search Results for Category: Social Issues

Why Is It So Hard to Get an Accurate Vote Count?

In Kansas this past August, vote totals in the Republican primary for governor fluctuated by more than 100 votes over the course of a few days, and the winner – Secretary of State Kris Kobach – wasn’t declared until a week after the vote. In Virginia, a hotly contested battle last year for the commonwealth’s […]

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Research for Social Good Means Addressing Scientific Misconduct

Research for Social Good was a MethodSpace focus for October. We explored this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. While many researchers are dedicated to conducting ethical research and socially-beneficial studies, we see an ongoing parade of retractions and scandals related to mishandling and misrepresentation of data. Two well-publicized cases from Harvard University and […]

Categories: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Dissemination, Ethics, Focus Series, Research, Reviewing, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised, Writing

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On Not Knowing as Insight for Research on Social Change

  Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is by sociologist Dr. Sevasti-Melissa Nolas. On Not Knowing as Insight for Research on Social Change I’ve been doing research for ‘social good’, as it were, for most […]

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Research for Social Good: Whose Voice?

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. Participation and voice relate to research for social good. In research terminology we discuss population and sample. Regardless of the research approach or data collection method, someone’s voice is being represented, […]

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Research for Good: Mindfulness in Educational Leadership

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is an interview with independent scholar and consultant Dr. Gina Gullo. Note the opportunity she is offering to join in her research on mindfulness in educational leadership.  JS […]

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Research for Good: Doing Research with NGOs in the Global South

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is by Dr. Emanuela Girei. After reading her article, “Decolonising management knowledge: A reflexive journey as practitioner and researcher in Uganda” I asked Emanuela to tell us more. The […]

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But Does it Work? New Text on Evaluation to the Rescue!

The long-awaited eighth edition of Evaluation: A Systematic Approach is now available. To learn more about the thinking behind this respected text and how it can be used, I conducted a written interview with co-author Dr. Mark Lipsey. Learn more about the book and access instructional resources, sample chapters, and an Evaluation Tips poster.  JS Given […]

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Collaborating on Research for Social Good

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. Throughout the month you’ve seen posts about researchers’ and writers’ efforts in a variety of contexts. Most had to step out of their proverbial comfort zones to carry out their studies. Collaboration is often necessary when we are studying (or supporting) social change efforts. Most types of field […]

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Research for Social Good in an Inclusion Study

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is by independent scholar, author, and consultant, Dr. Kristine D. Jones-Pasley. The Challenges and Opportunities of an Inclusion Study When I started my doctoral program, I knew that I […]

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Research for Good: Ethics & Leadership

Research for Social Good is a MethodSpace focus for October. We are delving into this broad topic with guest posts, interviews, and links to articles or instructional resources. This guest post is an interview with Dr. Donald Dunn, author of Designing Ethical Workplaces: The Moldable Model, part of the Principles of Responsible Management Education Collection.  JS This series of posts includes […]

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