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Using Elicitation in Multimodal Studies

Multimodal studies use more than one type of data. To draw meaning from varied types, researchers might use more than one method to collect and analyze data. While the term mixed methods is used to describe studies that draw from both qualitative and quantitative research paradigms, the term multimethod refers to studies that use more […]

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Multimodal Qualitative Research to Study Complex Problems

Do you experience the world through different perceptual modes? Think about how you started your day. Did you savor the first sip of coffee and taste of tart berries in creamy yogurt? Did you notice the natural world – signs of the changing seasons, birdsong or new leaves? Did you create your own soundscape with […]

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E-Research and SRM Open House

The saying goes, “If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.” Like actors, researchers are always looking for an opening. If a means for communication opens, intrepid researchers will find a way to adopt it to their own objectives, shaking up the academic status […]

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

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Visual Methods Resources and SRM Open House

The Virtual Open House is your opportunity to access resources on SAGE Research Methods, and learn to use them here.  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) We increasingly share our thoughts visually, given that phones and devices now make it easy to […]

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Three Benefits of Interactive Visualization

Data in a table or spreadsheet is valuable, but as human beings, seeing patterns or being able to summarize tabular data can be challenging. Visualizations allow us to do exactly that – create a visual representation of the data, giving us a chance to see it and interpret complex data efficiently at a glance. Now, […]

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Navigating SAGE Research Methods by Discipline

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) Sometimes we want to delve into the literature within a discipline. We need […]

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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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Share Research Visually

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week four is: Share Your Work. I asked visual communications expert Lydia Hooper for suggestions.   What approaches do you recommend researchers take for using visualizations and images of various kinds to communicate research findings? Is it different for qualitative or quantitative researchers? Like research […]

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Using Visuals to Support Your Writing Process

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme of week two is: Getting Organized.  A recent post illustrated how to Use Visual Maps to Organize Your Ideas. Thanks to this guest post from Lydia Hooper, we can learn more ways to use visual expression to complement our writing.     Researchers across academic disciplines are well trained […]

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Use Visual Maps to Organize Your Ideas

November is Academic Writing Month #AcWriMo at Methodspace! The theme this week is: Getting Organized. The previous post explored ways to use outlining; this post presents visual options. I am a visual thinker, so prefer to illustrate my ideas and plans. Visual maps can be helpful when you are brainstorming ideas for your writing project, or […]

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