Tips

Storytelling Boosts Learning in the College Classroom

College professors are always looking for ways to help their students feel more engaged and invested in course material. Storytelling gives context to facts and complex concepts that could otherwise be difficult to grasp. This in turn engages students in the curriculum and improves their retention of the material.

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Women in Academia: Tips From Your Peers

For Academic Book Week, SAGE Publishing, the parent of Social Science Space, asked some of its authors and editors for their top tips for women in academia:

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How to Get Most from an Academic Conference- A Checklist

Going to an academic conference is an exciting opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and exchange stimulating ideas. However, to make the most of a conference requires a lot of hard work before, during, and after the meeting itself. Marta Teperek provides a checklist of things to do at each of these stages.

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Storify is Dead. Responsible Data Stewardship Must Live

Storify is dead The service, which let you take social media content like Twitter and Facebook posts and aggregate them together into stories, announced that they’ll be shutting down and deleting all content as of March 16th, 2018. It’s not as bad as some platform shutdowns – there is notice and at least you can export your own content (one story at a time) – but it’s still a reminder of how vulnerable user-generated content can be online.

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Share Your Research on a Blog

How can researchers provide information about their studies in ways that would be useful and interesting to prospective and current research participants? With that question in my mind, MethodSpace’s Janet Salmons began to explore the potential for blogs to recruit and inform participants. As with almost any online exploration, she discovered a much broader potential for blogs in the academic world.

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Gerry Czerniawski at BERA

20 Tips for the Three(!) Careers of the Early Career Researcher

It’s not easy being an early career researcher! Establishing your professional identity, developing your independence as a researcher, teaching, competing for grants, coping with increasing levels of administration and – oh yes – developing your ‘output’ – that dreadful word so often used to describe the writing born of your research.

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12 Tips for Writing A Peer Review

If you’ve never done a peer review before, the process might seem a little daunting. In this post from Publons, peer-review experts were asked for the advice on how best to proceed, and their top 12 tips are presented here.

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Noah Barsky

Tips for Writing Case Studies

Ed. note – This post is drawn from two articles that originally appeared at SAGE Connection. Textbook examples certify learning. […]

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