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Social Media or Blog? New Dilemmas for Academics & Writers

News about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica comes on top of increasing unease with online privacy, hacking and tracking. What are the implications for academics and writers? (See my post on the Textbook and Academic Authors Association blog Abstract for more on this topic.) Tufekci observed that when social media platforms emerged in the mid-2000s the “networked public […]

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Research on or with Blogs: SRM Resources

Do you study blogs? Or are you interested in disseminating your research on blogs? If so, you might want to check out this collection of book chapters, articles, case studies and videos about academic uses of blogs. During the SAGE Research Methods Open House, the Blogs and Blogging Reading List is open to all. You can […]

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Starter Tips on Sharing Data and Analysis Scripts

Researchers are increasingly encouraged to make their data openly accessible and usable for others but to early-career researchers in particular, this can seem daunting.  Katherine Wood has compiled a short open data starter guide to make the process less overwhelming and help researchers do their bit for reproducibility.

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How Are You Analyzing Your Texts?

The digital age has made huge amounts of data available for analysis in the form of newspapers, blogs, social media feeds, government documents, the list goes on! In this post we consider some of the challenges of working with such vast amounts of data and the role that QTA plays. Text analysis has a long history […]

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A ‘How-To’ on Data Wrangling

Katherine Wood, a graduate student in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Psychology Department and advocate for open science, walks through a basic overview of how to overcome and accomplish some operations commonly encountered when initially getting a data set. “By generating the data yourself” she says, “you can make your life easier by saving it in the format you want.” She explains step by step multiple ways to accomplish this and highlights packages that will make things easier for anyone with similar issues.

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Share Academic Work on Social Media

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. Academics share the ups and downs of the research experience, build networks, and link to findings or other online resources with social media. You might have discovered this post through a link on a social networking site! Some academics […]

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Share Your Research on a Blog

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. As noted, in the digital age we need to think about sharing our work in more ways than the formal publication of articles or books. This post focuses on blogs, subsequent posts will look at social media.   “Blogging […]

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Sharing Work, Inviting Input

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. The academic writing and publishing process used to look like this: . First, we completed the research and finalized the manuscript. Next, our work went through peer review (or if we were students, review by our faculty members or doctoral […]

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