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Navigate with a Map on SRM

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. If you have read my posts on Methodspace, you know I have an interest in visual […]

Categories: MentorSpace, Research, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Visual Maps

Tags: How-to, Janet Salmons, Navigation, Open House, SRMO

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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.

Categories: Big Data, Blogs, Quantitative

Tags: Big Data, Data Wrangling, How-to, Tips

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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 […]

Categories: ACWRIMO, Editorial, Uncategorised, Writing

Tags: Editing, How-to, Janet Salmons, Publishing, Writing

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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 […]

Categories: Big Data

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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 […]

Categories: Qualitative

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Qualitative content analysis – the nuts and bolts…

I write about qualitative content analysis, I teach qualitative content analysis, I supervise work using qualitative content analysis – and I have many students approach me with the problems they run into when using the method. So why not – blog about qualitative content analysis as well? And what better place to do so than […]

Categories: Qualitative

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