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Teach Research Methods: Start With a Culture of Inquiry

One principle is common across all methodologies and methods: research is about asking questions. We conduct research to find and test solutions to problems. A researcher’s mindset is not set, instead it is open to new insights– or to being proven wrong. How do we teach in ways that help our students learn how to approach problems with open minds, and to craft and conduct research?

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

Tags: Critical Thinking, Inquiry Models, Instruction, Teaching

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Literacy More than Ethics Missing in Data Science

I swear by Hypatia, by Lovelace, by Turing, by Fisher (and/or Bayes), and by all the statisticians and data scientists, making them my witnesses, that I will carry out, according to my ability and judgement, this oath and this indenture. Could this be the first line of a “Hippocratic Oath” for mathematicians and data scientists? […]

Categories: Big Data, Editorial, Ethics

Tags: Bias, Critical Thinking, Data Science, Hippocratic Oath

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Honesty and Originality in Academic Writing

It is Academic Writing Month at SAGE MethodSpace, and this year we are focusing on writing goes beyond completion of a particular piece of work, and may go beyond writing. We are thinking holistically and strategically about what types of writing (as well as visuals and media) will help us achieve life and career goals. […]

Categories: ACWRIMO, Creativity, Dissemination, Ethics, Focus Series, Impact, Research, Teaching, Writing

Tags: ACWRIMO18, Critical Thinking, Janet Salmons

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Studying Critical Thinking- Updated Research Links

Critical and creative thinking in the research context is a MethodSpace focus for September.  Listed below are some relevant articles that invite us to explore critical thinking across disciplines. (Note: the original post contained some bad links, which are now corrected.) You can also find a Reading List on Critical and Creative Thinking on SAGE Research Methods. Use the comment […]

Categories: Creativity, Focus Series, Open Access, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: Critical Thinking, Janet Salmons

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Two Perspectives on Critical Thinking and Research

Tom Chatfield and I participated in a dialogue about critical thinking at the recent Academy of Management conference. I asked him to continue the conversation in writing, with a focus on critical thinking and research. Use the comment area if you would like to join in the discussion! How would you define critical thinking in […]

Categories: Creativity, Focus Series, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources

Tags: Critical Thinking, Janet Salmons, Tom Chatfield

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Teaching Methods? New Glossary from NCRM

Critical and creative thinking in the research context is a MethodSpace focus this month. Importantly, we need to find ways to prepare the next generation of researchers to understand, develop, and use these skills. This means using instructional approaches that invite students to explore deeply and come up with new interpretations of course subject matter. However, […]

Categories: Creativity, Focus Series, Research, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised

Tags: Critical Thinking, Inquiry Models, Janet Salmons

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Teaching to Foster Critical & Creative Thinking

Critical and Creative Thinking for Researchers is a focus on MethodSpace this September. Previous posts have explored ways we use different thinking skills throughout stages of the research process and offered links to related resource materials. As instructors, mentors, or dissertation supervisors, how can we help students develop these habits of mind? These MethodSpace posts offer some ideas […]

Categories: Creativity, Focus Series, Research Skills, Students, Teaching, Uncategorised

Tags: Critical Thinking, Instruction, Janet Salmons, SRMO

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Learn about Critical & Creative Thinking in Research

During September the focus is on critical and creative thinking. Researchers use these habits of mind from the initial framing of a question to the final stages of writing and disseminating findings. The SAGE Research Methods collection includes related e-books and chapters, videos and podcasts, cases and articles. Find them in this Critical & Creative Thinking […]

Categories: Creativity, Focus Series, Research Skills

Tags: Critical Thinking, Janet Salmons

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Critical & Creative Thinking in Research

Critical & Creative Thinking in Research was the September 2018 topic for the Fall Focus series. Critical and Creative Thinking Critical thinking and creative thinking are distinctly different, but highly interconnected. Nowhere is this symbiotic relationship more apparent than in the practices inherent to research design, conduct, and dissemination. What do these terms mean, and […]

Categories: Creativity, Focus Series, Research, Research Skills, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: Critical Thinking, Janet Salmons

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10 Commandments for Critical Thinking

Thou shalt think critically. That’s the takeaway messages in a new set of 10 commandments, this one from Tom Chatfield, author of the newly released Critical Thinking: Your Guide to Effective Argument, Successful Analysis and Independent Study. In the collection of videos below, Chatfield eschews the biblical but embraces the practical as he gives specific […]

Categories: SAGE Posts, Video

Tags: Critical Thinking, Tom Chatfield

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