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Metaphors for Thinking about Qualitative Researchers’ Roles

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How do researchers’ roles vary in different kinds of qualitative studies?

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Collaboration & Big Data Research

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Big Data can mean the research is too big to conduct on your own.

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Tips for Faculty Who Mentor Students Who are Working Professionals

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Working with adult students or new researchers on your project? These tips might help!

Categories: Careers, Focus Series, MentorSpace, Practice, Research, Research Skills, Roles, Supervising research, Teaching, Uncategorised

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Roles & Skills for Research Outside of Academia

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Julie Reeder discusses research roles and skills needed for work in a government setting.

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Researchers Roles: A Big Picture

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Research skills involve more than being about to design and conduct a study.

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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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Finding Videos in SRM

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This series of posts corresponds to the 2018 SAGE Research Methods Open House. If you would like to access the SAGE e-books, articles, case studies, videos, and datasets mentioned in these posts, explore SAGE Research Methods with a free trial. Videos offer an opportunity to hear an experienced researcher explain some aspect of research design […]

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David Silverman’s books

Welcome to the methodspace group for David Silverman’s SAGE textbooks. This group has been set up to allow users of all of David’s books to debate issues raised in the text, share comments and questions with the author and w

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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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SAGE Research Methods

Can you help us to deliver a cutting edge online product to host our research methods book, journal, encyclopedia and dictionary content? We’ll be posting updates to the development and asking questions – please give us your

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Narrative Research

A group for all those interested in story-telling as research method. Narrative interviews focus on provoking story-telling in order to elicit a person’s own understanding of their own experiences and the world around them.

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Survey Research and Methodology

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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(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.