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By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: September 2, 2014
The authors of an award-winning textbook on qualitative research discuss their love of the method -- and their respect for choosing the right method for...
By Alister Scott | Published: August 22, 2014
Although this piece first posted at The Conversation was not intended as a response to Daniel Nehring's request for opinions about effect of ranking-mania on...
By Stephen Gorard and Rebecca Morris | Published: August 7, 2014
Unintended consequences and little practical improvement could result from England's plan to give poor students priority in school placement, especially if schools can decide to...
By Gavin Moodie | Published: August 1, 2014
Gavin Moodie has looked at how printing first challenged then changed--for the better--higher education. Here he suggests more modern forms of technological advancement likely will...
By David Glance | Published: July 14, 2014
David Glance argues that the university-shaking predictions once routinely made for massive open online courses have been borne out.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: June 23, 2014
Robert Dingwall argues that numeracy and and a grasp of quantitative method of course have a place in the education of a social scientist, but...
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: June 17, 2014
These aren't the best of times for reference librarians, but the challenges leave only one option -- to get with the times.
By Mike Groves | Published: June 5, 2014
Academic English is its own language (for better or for worse), and literacy in it requires more than just being a dab hand with Google...