Search Results for Tag: Social Media

Read SAGE Books on SRM: Open House

Researchers are drawn to the opportunities to study many aspects of contemporary life as represented on social media. The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods (2016) is a treasure trove of chapters on designing and conducting quantitative or qualitative research, analyzing and using data from social media. During the SAGE Research Methods Open House, […]

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Introducing Computational Methods to Social Media Scientists

The ubiquity of large-scale data and improvements in computational hardware and algorithms have provided enabled researchers to apply computational approaches to the study of human behavior. One of the richest contexts for this kind of work is social media datasets like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. We were invited by Jean Burgess, Alice Marwick, and Thomas Poell to write a […]

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Lessons from a Popular Case Study

This post is part of a series to explore lessons learned from qualitative research articles published in 2017 SAGE journals.   The term case study has many definitions. Case study can describe a type of research-based writing that is often used as an instructional tool. Or, it might refer generally to ways of looking at an example: […]

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The Best Tools for Using Twitter as a Data Source

Although platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp have more active users, Twitter’s unique infrastructure and the near-total availability of its data have ensured its popularity among researchers remains high. In this post from the LSE Impact of Social Sciences blog, Wasim Ahmed offers his rundown of the tools available to social scientists looking to analyse social media data.

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Share Academic Work on Social Media

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. Academics share the ups and downs of the research experience, build networks, and link to findings or other online resources with social media. You might have discovered this post through a link on a social networking site! Some academics […]

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Share Your Research on a Blog

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. As noted, in the digital age we need to think about sharing our work in more ways than the formal publication of articles or books. This post focuses on blogs, subsequent posts will look at social media.   “Blogging […]

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Sharing Work, Inviting Input

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. The academic writing and publishing process used to look like this: . First, we completed the research and finalized the manuscript. Next, our work went through peer review (or if we were students, review by our faculty members or doctoral […]

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Research > Publication > Impact (You Might Need a Strategy for That)

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week two is: Getting Organized. This post from the Methodspace archives might help you to align your writing and career goals. Carrying out scholarly research is a challenge, whether you are conducting an empirical study, reviewing literature, or developing a new theory. But research is […]

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#AcWriMo Tweetchats

Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo- Let’s chat! SAGE Methodspace and the Textbook & Academic Authors Association are co-hosting a series of Tweetchats for exchange of ideas and resources about academic writing and publishing. All are welcome– whether you are actively participating or just looking for encouragement for your own writing projects. TAA is the only association […]

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ACWRIMO at Methodspace

Our research comes to fruition when we share our findings. We might hope to advance the scholarship in our fields, uncover new questions, demonstrate the use of emerging methods, or discover something that makes the world a better place—but nothing will be accomplished if we keep what we’ve learned in a file buried on our […]

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