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The Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) - About

How do societies evolve? Why does hunger persist? How do people make decisions? What are the causes of war? These questions are inherently complex and call for diverse insights. A particular challenge created by this complexity is the need to understand the implicit content of the models employed in social science and to ensure that it is appropriate for social analysis.
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A Field Guide to Ethnographic... (PDF Download Available)

A Field Guide to Ethnographic... (PDF Download Available) | PResearch | Scoop.it
Full-Text Paper (PDF): A Field Guide to Ethnographic Experiential Futures
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What Software can transcribe audio-to-text 100% accurate?

What Software can transcribe audio-to-text 100% accurate? | PResearch | Scoop.it
Is there any audio transcription software exists that converts audio-to-text 100% accurate? Best free or paid tools compared to speech-to-text tools available.
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Viva the mock! It's more than a rehearsal

Viva the mock! It's more than a rehearsal | PResearch | Scoop.it
PhD interview practice doesn't mean just a trial run. If done well, it can even help the student refine their thesis, say Penny Tinkler and Carolyn Jackson.
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Entertainment-Education and Social Change: History, Research, and Practice (Routledge Communication Series): Amazon.co.uk: Arvind Singhal, Michael J. Cody, Everett M. Rogers, Miguel Sabido: 9780805...

Buy Entertainment-Education and Social Change: History, Research, and Practice (Routledge Communication Series) by Arvind Singhal, Michael J. Cody, Everett M. Rogers, Miguel Sabido (ISBN: 9780805845532) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders.
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Body and soul: How a South African soap opera is educating the country

Body and soul: How a South African soap opera is educating the country | PResearch | Scoop.it
Combining health education with entertainment in a watchable TV soap is notoriously difficult. James Fulker reports on one show bucking the trend
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Leading Through Values

Leading through Values was a pilot project for primary schools in England supported by a number of leading educational organisations. It explores how values education links to school improvement and to enabling more active and engaged young citizens.
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Announcing Unpaywall: unlocking #openaccess versions of paywalled research articles as you browse

Announcing Unpaywall: unlocking #openaccess versions of paywalled research articles as you browse | PResearch | Scoop.it
Today marks the official launch of Unpaywall, a web browser extension that links users directly to free full-text versions of research articles. Heather Piwowar and Jason Priem of Impactstory, the …
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Paul Laverty, The Film Programme - BBC Radio 4

Paul Laverty, The Film Programme - BBC Radio 4 | PResearch | Scoop.it
Is cinema too left-wing? And does it have any political impact anyway? Toby Young, Maitland McDonagh and Will Massa discuss.
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Poster design to change the world | Oxfam Australia

Poster design to change the world | Oxfam Australia | PResearch | Scoop.it
'Poster design to change the world' is a multi-layered resource aimed at enriching understandings of the role of the practice of the graphic designer/artist,
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The Value of Art in a Post-Fact World

The Value of Art in a Post-Fact World | PResearch | Scoop.it
the educational concept of windows and mirrors: art that helps kids understand others and art that allows them to their own reflection. Every kid deserves a mirror that makes them feel see; every kid needs a window into others’ lives in order to grow up to be a good citizen of the world.
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Futures on film: Using movies to explore... (PDF Download Available)

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On Jan 1, 2004, Stuart Candy (and others) published the chapter: Futures on film: Using movies to explore possible futures in the book: Action for the Future.
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the sceptical futuryst: Ethnographic Experiential Futures

the sceptical futuryst: Ethnographic Experiential Futures | PResearch | Scoop.it
We shape our images of the future, and meanwhile they shape us. A Field Guide to Ethnographic Experiential Futures, version 1.1, Jun
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21 insightful questions to ask when moderating your next panel discussion (plus some great tips on creating your own)

21 insightful questions to ask when moderating your next panel discussion (plus some great tips on creating your own) | PResearch | Scoop.it
As a panel moderator, asking insightful and interesting questions is your biggest responsibilities, don’t make up your mind about the topic, rather come in with the perspective that you are intensely interested in the topic and want to gain insights by questioning the panelists.
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Effective teaching: 10 tips on what works and what doesn’t

Effective teaching: 10 tips on what works and what doesn’t | PResearch | Scoop.it
A new report from the Sutton Trust has reviewed the evidence around successful teaching practices. Here are the key points you need to know
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How historically accurate is The Big Short?

How historically accurate is The Big Short? | PResearch | Scoop.it
Adam McKay’s subprime meltdown drama is fast, witty and furiously righteous. But when it comes to the real events behind the story, is it a good bet?
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Female Farmers Find Fame And Fortune On Reality TV Show

Female Farmers Find Fame And Fortune On Reality TV Show | PResearch | Scoop.it
How fast can you vaccinate a goat? That's one of the challenges in "Female Food Heroes," a contest in Tanzania, Nigeria and Ethiopia.
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Indian soap tackles taboos to become one of world's most watched

Indian soap tackles taboos to become one of world's most watched | PResearch | Scoop.it
Over 400m people watch show, with storyline including acid attacks, domestic violence and abortion of female foetuses
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Serial Dramas - Population Media Center

Serial Dramas - Population Media Center | PResearch | Scoop.it
Population Media Center serial dramas, also called soap operas, can engage audiences, introduce ideas, and empower people to make better-informed decisions.
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Is writer’s block a real thing, or just a figment of the imagination?

Is writer’s block a real thing, or just a figment of the imagination? | PResearch | Scoop.it
Diagnosing yourself as having writer’s block, rather than just not currently writing, will make matters worse
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The CSPA

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Mission The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts is a Think Tank for Sustainability in the Arts and Culture The CSPA views sustainability as th
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