Big Data: No Free Lunch for Protecting Privacy

The past and future collided last year for the International Year of Statistics, when six professional organizations celebrated the multifaceted role of statistics in contemporary society to raise public awareness of statistics, and to promote thinking about the future of the discipline. The past came in the form of the 300th anniversary of Jacob Bernoulli’s Ars […]

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Free Webinar: Supporting Research Methods in the Library

How much do students look to you for guidance with their research projects? Are they well-supported in the research process and do they have a clear methodology, or do you constantly need to point them to the right content? While students of all levels are tasked with conducting research, their familiarity with the project design […]

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Teaching Qualitative Research

This post first appeared at SAGE Connection. *** As part of SAGE’s summer reading series, where the parent of MethodSpace offers free articles that showcase classroom tips to university professors, three articles looking at different techniques and discussion on the teachings of qualitative research in the higher education classroom are being featured. The following pieces […]

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Statistics” Crisis of Reproducibility

The past and future collided last year for the International Year of Statistics, when six professional organizations celebrated the multifaceted role of statistics in contemporary society to raise public awareness of statistics, and to promote thinking about the future of the discipline. The past came in the form of the 300th anniversary of Jacob Bernoulli’s Ars conjectandi (Art […]

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Call for contributors to A Book of Blogs – blurring the boundaries, using social media for social research

We’ve been thinking a lot at #NSMNSS about what types of activities the network should support next. One idea we’ve been ruminating on for a while is creating a volume of crowdsourced blogs on the impact social media are having on social science research methods. (We are also supporting the development of a new Sage […]

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Call for contributors to A Book of Blogs – blurring the boundaries, using social media for social research

We’ve been thinking a lot at #NSMNSS about what types of activities the network should support next. One idea we’ve been ruminating on for a while is creating a volume of crowdsourced blogs on the impact social media are having on social science research methods. (We are also supporting the development of a new Sage […]

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Online Interviews for Active Online Learning Webinar

Log into this event at:http://bit.ly/1kzLrPc This session will focus on use of online interviews in a) research methods courses to give students practice in planning and conducting interviews and b) in courses on other topics, where instructors want to bring real-world expertise into the discussion by having students interview practitioners. In either case, students are learning […]

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