Self Publishing from a Dissertation: An Author Interview

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and for 2018 we are looking at ways researchers develop a holistic publication strategy. This means looking at all of the options, and choosing the type that fits with our content, will allow us to reach our target audience, and create real impact. This is the second post in the […]

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Writing for Impact: Scholarship & Practice

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and for 2018 we are looking at ways researchers develop a holistic publication strategy. Any strategy should take into consideration the potential for real impact, or making a difference with one’s research and writing. Dr. Melanie Cohen has been organizing workshops at the Academy of Management’s annual conference to engage […]

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Dissertation/Thesis Tips from TAA

Are you working on your dissertation or thesis as part of Academic Writing Month (and beyond)? The Textbook and Academic Authors Association offers this free e-book about writing your doctoral dissertation or thesis: Dissertation Writing Tips & Strategies. This 30-page ebook includes: 6 Ways to Overcome Challenges to Writing Your Dissertation 6 Do’s & Don’ts of Editing […]

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Writing Strategies and Ethical Considerations

Writing the Proposal Arguments Presented in a Proposal It is helpful to consider early in planning the study the major points that need to be addressed in a proposal. These points—or topics—all need to be interconnected to provide a cohesive picture of the entire project. For us, these topics seem to span all proposals, whether […]

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What Type of Information Must Be Included in an Informed Consent Form?

he federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (a)(5)(i)) stipulate that consent forms must first concisely describe key information about the study that prospective participants will likely want to know to make an informed decision about participation before providing more detailed information about the research. The federal research regulations (45 C.F.R. § 46.116 (b)) also list the required information to […]

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Office, Home, Coffee Shop? Space for Writing

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and for 2018 we are looking at ways researchers develop a holistic publication strategy. As we think about what we are writing, we might also think about where we write. The recent Textbook and Academic Authors Association tweetchat focused on ways we choose and shape our writing environments. Facilitator Eric Schmieder […]

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Strategizing Data Access, Storage and Management

Once you have received information about and contacted prospective participants, your attention turns to how to deal with the confidential and personal information that you have on record.  Specifically, you need to address questions about who has access to data, how you store data, and how you manage stored data files.  As a general rule, […]

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Bootstrap Method Wins Efron International Prize in Statistics

The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the “bootstrap,” a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of scientific results that has had extraordinary impact across many scientific fields. With the bootstrap (described by Efron below), […]

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