This anecdote illustrates the joy of doing this research. It shows that IT project names sometimes exhibit an unexpected twist and can have a completely different effect than anticipated. One project name even surprised us as researchers on this topic.
Machine learning tools like chatbots and virtual assistants can emulate the work of psychologists and psychotherapists and are even helping to address people’s basic therapeutic needs.
Reflecting on their work on the recent BIAS project, the authors traced some of the challenges we faced carrying out interdisciplinary research and the strategies we developed to mitigate them.
As research and instruction librarians, we know people have concerns about using Wikipedia in academic work. And yet, in interacting with undergraduate and graduate students doing various kinds of research, we also see how Wikipedia can be an important source for background information, topic development and locating further information.
A study published this month, “How Academic Freedom Is Monitored,” aims to assist STOA in the creation of its monitoring platform. The study, authored by Gergely Kováts and Zoltán Rónay of the European Parliamentary Research Service, reviews the existing approaches used to monitor academic freedom and presents new policy options.
In 2008, I published my book Visible Learning, which aimed to explain what works best to help student learning. At the time, others claimed it was the world’s largest evidence-based study into the factors that improve learning.
Report Discusses Recommendations For Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Social Science Research
To address institutional barriers facing Black researchers, Canada’s Social Science and Humanities Research Council released the report, “Advisory Committee to Address Anti-Black Racism in Research and Research Training.”