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Dissertation/Thesis Tips from TAA

Are you working on your dissertation or thesis as part of Academic Writing Month (and beyond)? The Textbook and Academic Authors Association offers this free e-book about writing your doctoral dissertation or thesis: Dissertation Writing Tips & Strategies. This 30-page ebook includes: 6 Ways to Overcome Challenges to Writing Your Dissertation 6 Do’s & Don’ts of Editing […]

Categories: Getting published, Students, Thesis-Dissertation, Tools and Resources, Writing

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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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Research for Social Good: About Voting

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. In democracies we think of fair elections as an essential “social good.” The United States is currently focused on a major election, and related turmoil and violence. The popular press, media, […]

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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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Open Access SAGE Journals with a Research Methods Focus

It is Open Access Week! When I decided to stop teaching last year, the biggest question on my mind was: what about library access? Luckily, my alma mater Cornell University offers alums digital access, but many fellow independent, freelance, or citizen scholars do not have that option. Open access resources are valuable to all of us, whether […]

Categories: Journals, Literature, Open Access, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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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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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 […]

Categories: Evaluation, Impact, MentorSpace, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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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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It is AcWriMo 2018!

Academic Writing Month is a focus for SAGE MethodSpace in November. The theme for AcWriMo 2018 is: Create a Holistic Publication Strategy. Writing alone is not adequate in today’s visually-oriented and media-saturated world. During AcWriMo we will explore the various ways academics communicate to share ideas and disseminate their research. We will take a holistic […]

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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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