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methodology isn't methods.. or... what goes in a methods chapter

methodology isn't methods.. or... what goes in a methods chapter | PhD Research Beginners | Scoop.it
Since I’ve been posting about methods and methodology, I’ve been asked several times to discuss the difference between methodology and methods and how these appear in a methods chapter. This post i...
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I find this article really helpful for beginners. The words methods and methodology have been used interchangeably in different references. Still, it is worth trying to be more accurate with the terminology of our methodology section. 

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thirteen reasons researchers get asked to write their methods chapter again

thirteen reasons researchers get asked to write their methods chapter again | PhD Research Beginners | Scoop.it
Dissertation examiners always check the methods chapter or methodological writings carefully. And the more the doctorate is seen as research training, the more important it will be for examiners to...
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Check your methodology chapter against this list.

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QMiP workshop: Analysing qualitative data using microsoft word

This QMiP-sponsored workshop ran at the #PsyPAG2011 conference.  

Via Jenna Condie
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the methods chapter as a party

the methods chapter as a party | PhD Research Beginners | Scoop.it
I recently posted some misgivings I had about methods chapters. I suggested in that post that one of the most frequent problems I saw in dissertations was when the methods chapter was written as if...
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Welcoming the newcomers!

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do we ‘collect’ data? or - beware the ontological slip ...

do we ‘collect’ data? or  - beware the ontological slip ... | PhD Research Beginners | Scoop.it
A post where I have a small rant about one of my least favorite research expressions… We’ve all heard of a Freudian slip. This is where we inadvertently say something that unintentionally reveals a...
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We 'generate' rather than 'collect' data. 

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Choosing a Methodological Path: Reflections on the Constructivist Turn | Grounded Theory

A comparison of classic and constructivist grounded theory.


Via Dr Derek Jones
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This is a really interesting article for researchers planning to use grounded theory for their methodology. 

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