Online Teaching, Learning and Research

The MethodSpace Guide
to Online Teaching, Learning and Research

Given the changes we are all experiencing given the Covid 19 pandemic, SAGE and MethodSpace are offering guidance and open-access resources about online instruction and research. Find this unfolding series here. Also see our in-depth guide, How to Lead a Videoconference, with updated Zoom security information.

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Planning Assignments and Projects

Teach Methods Across the Curriculum: Interviews and the Classroom

Help your students develop research skills, even when you are not teaching research classes.

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Using SAGE Resources in Online Teaching

How Will COVID-19 Impact Student Research Projects? 

The world is changing and so are your research plans and options. SAGE MethodSpace is trying to help by answering your questions. See the whole Q & A series here, and post your questions in the comment area. Around the world, higher education faculty and students have been grappling with the mammoth task of flipping […]

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Free Resource: “Teaching Social Research Methods and Data Science Skills Online”

This white paper aims to contribute to the small but growing body of literature on best practice and tips for developing curricula and teaching social research methods and data science online by sharing experiences of the team who developed SAGE Campus.

Categories: Big Data, Research, Research Skills, Teaching, Tools and Resources

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16 Answers to Your Questions about Teaching Online

The call for ‘social distancing’ in the wake of the coronavirus and its attendant COVID-19 disease has seen schools and universities around the world hurriedly attempting to turn their physical classrooms into virtual ones. While this may be best immediate reaction from an epidemiological point of view, from a pedagogic perspective, it has left instructors desperately trying to retrofit and reformat their courses while trying not to unduly disadvantage large numbers of their students. As a means of supporting those attempting to do their best under trying circumstances, SAGE Publishing has drawn from its large body of published and peer-reviewed research to offer the resources below — free of charge — to serve teachers and students around the world.

Categories: elearning, Research Skills, SAGE Posts, Social Issues, Students, Teaching

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Teaching Methods with Research Cases: Participatory Action Research

The MethodSpace focus for August 2019 was on teaching research methods. You can find the series and related posts here. Teaching Methods with Research Cases Cases can be used in a multitude of ways for teaching the practice of research. While research texts and books offer fundamental principles, and articles discuss research that applies these […]

Categories: Action Research, elearning, Focus Series, Participatory Methods, Research, Research Skills, Students, Supervising research, Teaching, Uncategorised

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A Case for Teaching Methods

SAGE Research Methods includes an extensive, multi-disciplinary collection of cases that illustrate how studies are conducted–warts and all. Unlike journal articles, research cases describe decision-making, and in-the-moment course corrections when the pristine research design encounters the muddy real world. Look on the home page for SAGE Research Methods to locate the cases. You can browse […]

Categories: Focus Series, MentorSpace, Mixed, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources

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5 Ways to Use SRM Reading Lists 4 Teaching Methods

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. Reading Lists are a feature of the SAGE Research Methods library. This social bookmarking tool […]

Categories: MentorSpace, Research, Teaching, Tools and Resources

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Facilitating Online Classes

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How to Lead a Videoconference

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

Categories: elearning, MentorSpace, Presenting, Q&A, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Video

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Online Collaboration & Learning: Highlights from e/merge Africa Festival

In this series of posts we shared resources and ideas presented at summer festivals in 2018. By tapping archived materials, MethodSpace readers can learn from the presentations and related resources made available online. This post is based on presentations from the e/Merge Festival of e-Learning in Africa taking place from July 9-20. Multidisciplinary presenters and conference goers […]

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Teaching Research Methods (or Using Research Activities in Curricular Courses)

Active Online Learning

Teaching online? Use these free resources for online research activities that will engage your students.

Categories: Multimodal, Qualitative, Research Cases, Research Skills, Students, Teaching

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Teaching & Mentoring Commonplaces

Sometimes it is useful to step away from the to-do list and everyday details and look at the proverbial big picture.

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Teaching Research Methods using Collaborative Learning

Collaboration is a MethodSpace focus for December, with posts about various types of collaboration that engage researchers and academic writers. The wide-ranging examples included in articles and cases demonstrate the need for specific skillsets in order to  to collaborate in ways that are productive and satisfying. How do future researchers learn the skills they will need to succeed […]

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Creating a Culture of Inquiry in the Classroom

While MethodsSpace is a community of researchers, many of us also find ourselves in the role of instructor. This post is the first of a series that will explore juxtapositions of research methods and instruction. In Learning to Research/Researching to Learn posts I will explore ways that instructors can infuse research activities into courses where […]

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Using Inquiry Models to Learn How to Ask Questions

While MethodsSpace is a community of researchers, many of us also find ourselves in the role of instructor. This post is the first of a series that will explore juxtapositions of research methods and instruction. In Learning to Research/Researching to Learn posts I will explore ways that instructors can infuse research activities into courses where […]

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Assessing Progress and Outcomes

Mentoring and Supervising Masters and Doctoral Students

Intercultural Learning: Foundations for Intercultural Research

Intercultural learning can help those researchers prepare to interact with community members, gatekeepers, and participants. 

Categories: Focus Series, Indigenous Methods, Students, Supervising research, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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Cultivating Mentoring Digitally and Among Peers

Thanks to Dr. Laura Pasquini for this guest post about formal and informal mentoring experiences in academic settings.

Categories: Careers, Focus Series, Research Skills, Supervising research

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Holistic Approaches for Teaching & Mentoring Researchers

Taking an ecological approach to research instruction and supervision allows students and novice researchers to understand how pieces of an empirical study fit together.

Categories: Focus Series, MethodSpace Live!, Research, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

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