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April Focus: Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative data analysis is a focus on MethodSpace for April. By logging into MethodSpace you will automatically receive new posts by email. You can also follow the series through this link: QualDataAnalysis. What is qualitative data analysis? Qualitative data analysis is an umbrella term that encompasses many steps and processes. The term describes ways we […]

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Synthesizing Methods Literature

A MethodSpace focus for March is on reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  In previous posts we explored systems that offer guidance on for collecting and organizing literature, and looked at ways […]

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Methods Literature as Part of a Review

A MethodSpace focus for March is on reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  After exploring systems that offer guidance on for collecting and organizing literature, we now look at how […]

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About the Lit Review: SRM to the Rescue!

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. See the whole series here. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” and examining it piece by piece (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  This post offers resources […]

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April Focus: Qualitative Data Analysis

Qualitative data analysis is a focus on MethodSpace for April. We’ll explore tried-and-true and emerging approaches with original posts, discussion of related books, and links to open access resources. Topics will include organizing and managing data, types of coding, using qualitative approaches to Big Data, and interpreting what you’ve found through all of these processes. […]

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Listen & Learn: Higher Ed Podcasts

Podcasts are becoming a popular way that academics communicate ideas. Laura Pasquini, veteran podcaster and blogger at techKnowtools, has been studying the usage of podcasts in higher education. She observed that thanks to easy availability of tools to create podcasts and platforms where they can be distributed, we have innovative colleagues willing to share about […]

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Methods Lit Review Challenge: Keeping Track

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” and examining it piece by piece (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  This post continues an exploration of the first keyword […]

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Systems for Methods Lit Reviews

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are using this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726) . System or chaos? The first key word in Salkind’s definition is system. Let’s […]

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