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Theory & Research Design: Recap

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Dr. Sharon Ravitch was our March 2020 Mentor-in-Residence, and what a month it was! We started out thinking that our focus would be on theory and research design, with a well-deserved feature on the new edition of the new edition of Qualitative Research: Bridging the Conceptual, Theoretical, and Methodological. However, the world had other plans! […]

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Basics of Theory: A Brief, Plain Language, Introduction

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Throughout March we have explored research design, with a focus on theory and conceptual frameworks. Find the unfolding series here. Bernadette Wright and Steve Wallis, co-authors of Practical Mapping for Applied Research and Program Evaluation, were previous Mentors-in-residence. See their previous posts using this link.  Why worry about theory? In 1976, (yes, a few decades ago) the band […]

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From Individualism to Collective Truth-listening: Transformative Listening in a Time of COVID-19

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Dr, Ravitch reflects on listening and learning, and meanings for social research.

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Imagining Forward: Visual Storytelling to Make Research Accessible for Practice

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Learn about using qualitative data visualization in visual storytelling.

Categories: Creative Methods, Design, Focus Series, MentorSpace, Multimodal, Qualitative, Research Skills, Uncategorised, Visuals

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Research Design in Qualitative Research

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Throughout March we will explore research design, with a focus on theory and conceptual frameworks. Find the unfolding series here. This post is from this month’s Mentor in Residence, Sharon Ravitch. Qualitative research design is, most basically, the way that you, as a researcher, articulate, plan for, and set up the doing of your study. Research […]

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How to Lead a Videoconference

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The steps you take to prepare for a videoconference will make the difference an engaging or a frustrating experience.

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Archived Webinar: Text Mining for Social Scientists

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Text mining refers to digital social research methods that involve the collection and analysis of unstructured textual data, generally from internet-based sources such as social media and digital archives. In the webinar presented below, Gabe Ignatow and Rada Mihalcea discuss the fundamentals of text mining for social scientists, covering topics including research design, research ethics, […]

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Let’s chat: Teach & Learn Practical Research & Career Skills

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Join us for a Twitter Chat to discuss ways to use these videos in your teaching, mentoring, or coaching. On April 26, simply log into Twitter and look for #SAGEMethodsChat. No registration is needed. If you miss the chat, you can look for that hashtag and access the discussion. We will meet at 4 pm […]

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Video: Key Skills in Writing a Qualitative Research Proposal

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“No matter what your research goal, all research proposals present three common elements,” says qualitative methodology professor Nathan Durdella in the video segment below. “These are the introduction, the background or literature review, and the approach or methodology.” Durdella is an associate professor at California State University Northridge where he teaches graduate-level courses in action […]

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Archived Webinar: Teaching Ethics for Research Methods

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In this archived webinar, guest Craig A. Mertler of Arizona State University draws on his more than three decades as an educator to discuss how to teach ethics in research methods courses. The good news, says Mertler, is that this isn’t difficult content. But the bad news, he quickly adds, is getting grad students and […]

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Visual Methods

For discussion of visual methods, including visual analysis and participatory visual research.

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Ethnography

I have no experinece in starting internet groups – but i think it would be nice to share ideas with people who use ethnography. Maybe read together though the literature? Share experience with ups and downs of using this

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Phenomenological Research

This group is for researchers interested in, or have experience with, phenomenological research. The aim of this group is to share ideas, ask questions, and collaborate in research projects.

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Mike Lambert: A Beginner’s Guide…

Welcome to the Methodspace group for Mike Lambert’s SAGE book: ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Doing Your Education Research Project’. Readers’ reviews are at http://amzn.to/1e9xges. By joining this Methodspace group you can get g

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MentorSpace – Interesting Reads

This is a group for sharing ”how to do” experiences in research methods.

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MentorSpace – Interesting Reads

This is a group for anyone interested in mentoring research, who wants to share links of interest on the topic.

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Introduction to Research Management Workshop

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/16/2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Faculty of World Studies

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The UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace & Culture, the Faculty of World Studies of University of Tehran, and Mendeley organize “Introduction to Research Management” workshop on Saturday, 16 November 2019.

This workshop provides an introduction to research management and covers data management, reference and bibliography management and organization, and gives an overview of Mendeley and the ways in which the new technology and tools can improve research in terms of collaboration, efficiency, and productivity.

Workshop instructors:

Saied Reza Ameli

Professor of Communications, the Dean of Faculty of World Studies at University of Tehran, and the director of the UNESCO Chair on Cyberspace & Culture, and Cyberspace Research Policy Center

Younes Shokrkhah

Head of Department of European Studies and Assistant Professor of Communications at the Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran

Alireza Salehi Nejad

Menedely advisor and multidisciplinary researcher at the Cyberspaces Research Policy Center at University of Tehran

 

Date: Saturday, 16 November 2019

Time: 10:00

Venue: Iran Hall, Faculty of World Studies, Northern Campus of University of Tehran, between 15th & 16th St., Northern Amir Abad, Tehran, Iran

 

Free Webinar: Text Mining for Social Scientists

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Date(s) - 04/19/2018
10:00 am

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SAGE is hosting a free webinar April 19 with speakers Gabe Ignatow and Rada Mihalcea on the study and ethics of Text Mining. Text mining refers to digital social research methods that involve the collection and analysis of unstructured textual data, generally from internet-based sources such as social media and digital archives. In this webinar, Gabe Ignatow and Rada Mihalcea will discuss the fundamentals of text mining for social scientists, covering topics including research design, research ethics, Natural Language Processing, the intersection of text mining and text analysis, and tips on teaching text mining to social science students.

To attend this event please check back in for the registration link to secure your spot.