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Use the SRM Research Project Planner

SAGE Research Methods, the library resource we are highlighting during the  Open House, includes a number of specialized features to help researchers. Other posts have explored Methods Maps, Reading Lists and navigation tools that invite you to explore within your discipline or across disciplines. The Project Planner is another unique SRM feature. You can find the Project Planner in the drop-down […]

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Research Methods Virtual Open House: Doors are Open!

  Access resources on SAGE Research Methods. Learn to use them on Mentorspace. Visit SAGE Research Methods with this special Open House log-in from February 1 to March 18: Username: SRMbundle Password: winter2018 Institution login button You will discover an extensive collection of articles, chapters, e-books, cases, and videos. You will have open access to […]

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This MLK Day Go Beyond the Soundbite

We’ve heard the powerful excerpts, but when we celebrate Martin Luther King Day today in the United States, perhaps we can use our scholarly skills to uncover a bit more about the cultural, social, and political context of his work. As researchers, we are accustomed to digging below the surface, looking for clues we can piece […]

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Reading to Evaluate Research

“I read my eyes out and can’t read half enough…the more one reads the more one sees we have to read.” ― John Adams As modern researchers we can resonate with Adams’ 1841 comment. The more we read, the more we need to read in order to make sense of the empirical basis of studies and the […]

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Catherine Dawson on Creating Activities for Teaching Research Methods

This post originally appeared an the SAGE Connection blog as part of its Connecting with the Community series and is reprinted here by permission. *** Ho research methods are taught and engaged with constantly evolves thanks to fluctuating learning environments, changing classroom numbers, improving technology and new data sources. What’s an instructor to do? For […]

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Methods in Action: Teaching Using Case Studies

ong a staple of business schools, the case study has shown an affinity for teaching research methodology, too. Just ask MethodSpace’s own Janet Salmons, who in addition to being a blogger here is the dissertation chair and qualitative methodologist for Walden University, co-director of Path to Publishing – and the author of the SAGE Research […]

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How Can Librarians Help Teach Research Methods ?

This post originally appeared on the SAGE Connection blog. *** How can librarians better support faculty who teach research methods? What materials do students look for in their libraries? Sharlene Hesse-Biber, a celebrated research methods author and faculty member at Boston College, sought out the answers to these questions by working closely with her library […]

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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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Not Reading Your Stats Textbook? Award-Nominated Online Book Knows and Tells

UPDATE: Gregory Francis’s IntroStats Online did win the Software & Information Industry Association’s 2014 CODiE Award for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution. For a full list of award winners, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2014/winners.asp.   *** Statistics can be a hard slog for the students taking their first, and sometimes only, jaunt through this quantitative minefield. But an […]

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”Most Promising New Textbook” author shares insights on behavioral research methods

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, by psychologist Gregory J. Privitera, has been honored by the Text and Academic Authors Association with a 2014 Most Promising New Textbook Award, dubbed a Texty. The award category was created in 2012 to recognize current textbooks and learning materials that are still in their first editions. Judges are […]

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