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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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How Do I Arrange the Sections of the Whole Report?

Stephanie Evergreen will be the guest of a Twitter chat ‘ask me anything [about data viz]’ on Wednesday, November 14th at 1 p.m. Eastern/10 a.m. PST. Submit a question using the hashtag #sageXevergreen . It’s time to zoom out of the layout of a single page or poster or slide and starting thinking about how we […]

Categories: MentorSpace, Tools and Resources, Visuals

Tags: Data Visualization, Design, Reports, Stephanie Evergreen, Teaching

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Innovative & Inclusive Teaching to Prepare Future Researchers

Previous MethodSpace posts have explored the use of inquiry models and other methods that can help today’s students become tomorrow’s researchers. In October’s focus on Research for Social Good, we are looking at the importance of understanding diverse perspectives and conducting studies in ethical ways that respect participants. If you teach or are interested in […]

Categories: Focus Series, Open Access, Social Issues, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: Diversity, Janet Salmons, Social Good, Teaching

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Use the SRM Research Project Planner

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. SAGE Research Methods includes a number of specialized features to help researchers. Other posts have explored Methods […]

Categories: Dissemination, MentorSpace, Methods Type, Mixed, Qualitative, Quantitative, Research, Students, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Writing

Tags: Janet Salmons, Open House, Reading Lists, Teaching, Writing

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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 […]

Categories: Big Data, MentorSpace, Methods Type, Mixed, Open Access, Qualitative, Quantitative, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised, Writing

Tags: Janet Salmons, Libraries, Open House, Publishing, Teaching

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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 […]

Categories: Audio, Editorial, Research, Social Issues

Tags: Janet Salmons, race, Teaching

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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 […]

Categories: Editorial, Mixed, Qualitative, Quantitative, Reviewing, Tools and Resources, Uncategorised

Tags: Janet Salmons, Teaching

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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 […]

Categories: Tools and Resources

Tags: Catherine Dawson, Teaching, Textbook

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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 […]

Categories: MentorSpace, Tools and Resources

Tags: Case Studies, Janet Salmons, Methods in Action, SAGE Research Methods Cases, Teaching

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