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JISC Inform / Issue 37, Summer 2013 | #jiscinform | The top ten search engines for researchers that go beyond Google

JISC Inform / Issue 37, Summer 2013 | #jiscinform | The top ten search engines for researchers that go beyond Google | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
Top ten resources for researchers from across the web. A useful list.
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How To Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA - Edudemic

How To Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA - Edudemic | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
Social media posts and videos are cropping up in academic publications more and more. This chart shows just how to cite social media with ease.

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EdTechSandyK's curator insight, May 21, 2013 8:17 AM

Always confirm citation formats with the original authority (MLA, APA, etc.), but this is a nice quick reference. 

Christine Margocs's curator insight, June 5, 2013 8:13 PM

This may come in handy, the more we start using our collective intelligence!

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Research in the Digital Age: It’s More Than Finding Information… | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Research in the Digital Age: It’s More Than Finding Information… | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
The Role of Research in the Digital Age

We all know that the Internet has led to an explosion of available information. When students search ...
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Academic Phrasebank

Academic Phrasebank | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
A general reource for academic writers. It aims to provide some of the phraseological 'nuts and bolts' of writing.
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Excellent resource for academic writers. It provides examples organised under the headings to the left

According to the site "the phrases are content neutral and generic in nature; in using them, therefore, you are not stealing other people's ideas and this does not constitute plagiarism".

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IAR: Conduct research > Analyzing interview data

IAR: Conduct research > Analyzing interview data | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
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Article on formulating research questions or hypotheses, conducting interviews, and analyzing interview data.

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Doing a Study for an MA Dissertation

Doing a Study for an MA Dissertation | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
I've taken text from various sources including: Kumar, R.(2011) Research Methodology. London, Sage. Gass, S. and Mackay, J. (2005) Second Language Research. London, Earlbowm. Larsen-Freeman, D. and...
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A good article on how to start an MA dissertation. Some interesting points on RQs.

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Maintaining the Life of Qualitative Research: Why Reporting Research Design Matters

Maintaining the Life of Qualitative Research: Why Reporting Research Design Matters | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
An interesting post on qualitative research and what should be included in the research design.
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Using yes-no questions to get people talking

Using yes-no questions to get people talking | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
A quick internet search of open and closed questions suggests that open questions are considered the better option to get a fuller response from people and to keep the conversation going. That make...
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An interesting study that suggests that using closed questions before open ones can encourage people to talk. Might be interesting when conducting interviews.

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70 useful sentences for academic writing

70 useful sentences for academic writing | Academia & Research | Scoop.it
This post contains a random collection of 70 sentence stems you can use in your academic writing.
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A useful collection of sentences for academic writing.

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