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Methodspace - home of the Research Methods community

Methodspace - home of the Research Methods community
***Read the event blog here*** Should social science researchers embrace social media and, if we do, what are the implications for our methods and practice? We know that social media tools are increasingly being used to as part of the social sciences. The nature of these tools means that it is a fast changing environment, with new practices emerging all the time. Despite this, there is limited interaction between practitioners or synthesis of different methods. There are also few opportunities to reflect on the implications of social media tools for our subjects of study, methods and ethics.

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How to Spark a Snowcrash & What the Web Rea by Venessa Miemis It's been an interesting week, to say the least. In a lot of ways, we all just pulled each other up to a new frequency, I think. Innovation, Technical Risk, and Schedule Ri by Dr. Mike Shipulski There is a healthy tension between level of improvement, or level of innovation, and time to market. Marketing wants radical improvement, infinitely short project schedules, and no change to the product. Engineers want to sign up for the minimum level of improvement, project schedules sufficiently long to study everything to death, and want to change everything about the new product.

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First Steps into Learning & Teaching in Higher Education: 21 May – 22 June '12 Read the final report here (pdf). Also available on the HEA project website. Dissemination outputs for the project can be found here. The Age of Innovation - Innovation blog art by Alan M Webber When this period we're in right now passes and whatever comes next arrives, we'll look back fondly on this current time and call it, quite rightly The Age of Innovation. Beset as we are by serious and pressing problems, we run the risk of failing to appreciate one of the most incredible periods of creative output in world history. Take a look around you and make your own list of the remarkable stream of innovation that is going on all around us.

General Education Program The Saylor Foundation invites you to use our materials in any number of ways—to tutor yourself, to instruct others, to brush up on areas in which you need extra help, to spend an afternoon learning about astrophysics, or however you wish. However, should you choose to proceed through our materials with the intention of simulating the traditional four-year higher education experience, you will need to select a major, fulfill its requirements, and complete the General Education Program outlined below. The purpose of the General Education Program is to educate students about what we—as human beings—know about ourselves: our history as a species, our diverse cultures and religious experiences, our physical make-ups and environments, and how we communicate and support ourselves economically. The curriculum is also designed to enhance your abilities to think analytically using quantitative and qualitative information and to consider ethical questions. Skill Development

A good starting point for research methods is Methodspace . It is an online network for researchers, from students to professionals, to network and share research, resources - and to debate. Methodspace users have free access to selected journal articles and book chapters on the site. - See more at: by raviii Aug 30

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