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 […]Continue Reading
A new machine learning tool can detect and classify different strengths of Islamophobic hate speech on Twitter. Bertie Vidgen and Taha Yasseri explain their processes in creating a new tool that detects Islamophobic hate speech on Twitter.Continue Reading
We’ll build on the May theme of visuals and visualizations by looking at a wide range of creative & arts-based research methods in June and July. We’ll explore all stages of research, from design to dissemination and look at examples that use qualitative, quantitative, multimodal, and mixed methods. Follow the unfolding series through this link, […]Continue Reading
Let’s engage in real-time and have a conversation about thought-provoking approaches to creative methods! MethodSpace is going live with a series of webinars, and the first one is Get Creative! Research with Pictures & Stories. Register now and join us for a webinar panel on July 18, 2019.
Categories: Comics, Creative Methods, Creativity, Focus Series, MethodSpace Live!, Multimodal, Presenting, Qualitative, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, VisualsContinue Reading
Studying Youth, With Youth Let’s face facts: if you are old enough to conduct research, you are a geezer from the perspective of a 14-year old! Why would they reveal insights into their personal lives, especially on sensitive matters they’d rather not discuss? This is a dilemma researchers face when studying adolescents or young adults– […]Continue Reading
Today people in the United States honor the memory and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. We will see many tributes that quote the famous speech delivered at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963: I Have a Dream. As researchers, we try to develop a deeper understanding than can be […]Continue Reading