I interviewed Commissioning Editor Alysha Owen to learn more about the visual approach being used in a new series of books. She discussed the strategy behind this series, as well as recommendations for researchers who are interested in proposing a new book.Continue Reading
Dr. Tullio Rossi of Animate Your Science points out, visuals help us reach across disciplines and across academia-public divides to find new readers. Rossi advocates for graphical and video abstracts as a visual communication strategy. Dr. Rossi discussed ideas and examples in this interview.Continue Reading
What is a line graph? From news articles to math class, line graphs show up everywhere, so it’s important to understand them. A line graph is a data visualization type used to track how values change over time. They are particularly useful for tracking trends, which help us more quickly and easily determine when data […]Continue Reading
Academia has a problem. Seven thousand papers are published every day and let’s face it; no one has the time to read abstract after abstract to find the research that they’re seeking.
Here’s where Graphical Abstracts come in. A graphical abstract is a visual summary of a written abstract, aiming to quickly and clearly convey the key message.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
So we can engage in real-time and have a conversation about thought-provoking approaches, MethodSpace is going live with a series of webinars. The first one was Get Creative! Research with Pictures & Stories, which appears below.
Categories: Comics, Creative Methods, Creativity, Focus Series, MethodSpace Live!, Multimodal, Presenting, Qualitative, Research, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, VisualsContinue Reading
Figures in academic books and articles are typically black and white line drawings or photographs. As publishing moves online, limitations are changing to include color and media.Continue Reading