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SRM Social Bookmarking with Reading Lists

The Virtual Open House is your opportunity to access resources on SAGE Research Methods, and learn to use them here. See the whole series of Open House posts. Visit http://methods.sagepub.com with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18. Find what you need with guidance for navigating SRM. Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 (Use the Institution login button) This is […]

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Navigate with a Map on SRM

The Virtual Open House is your opportunity to access resources on SAGE Research Methods, and learn to use them on Mentorspace. Visit http://methods.sagepub.com with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18: Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 (Use the Institution login button) If you have read my posts on Methodspace, you know I have an interest in visual communication […]

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A ‘How-To’ on Data Wrangling

Katherine Wood, a graduate student in the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Psychology Department and advocate for open science, walks through a basic overview of how to overcome and accomplish some operations commonly encountered when initially getting a data set. “By generating the data yourself” she says, “you can make your life easier by saving it in the format you want.” She explains step by step multiple ways to accomplish this and highlights packages that will make things easier for anyone with similar issues.

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Plan and Publish an Edited Book

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week five is: Publishing and Presenting. One way to publish your work is to create a book that includes writings by other researchers. As illustrated below, editing a book is a complex and lengthy project. Learn about your options in this this four-part series about editing […]

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Why You Probably Need More Imputations Than You Think

Over the last decade, multiple imputation has rapidly become one of the most widely-used methods for handling missing data. However, one of the big uncertainties about the practice of multiple imputation is how many imputed data sets are needed to get good results. In this post, I’ll summarize what I know about this issue. Bottom […]

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Designing for Emergence in Focus groups

Designing for Emergence in Focus Groups        One of the most common pieces of advice in introductions to qualitative research is the need to alternate between data collection and data analysis. The common metaphor here is a cyclical rather than a linear process. Another name for this strategy is emergent design, where the original […]

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