Posts tagged "research"

A grant proposal for the ELATED (English Language Arts & Technology in Education) Project

This post shares our submitted materials for an Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education Grant available from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE). The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for this is available here. The full proposal was submitted on September 29th, 2016, and was defended in person at the SC CHE offices on Friday, October…

Simple Steps to Writing Good Research Questions

A good research question guides and focuses your inquiry. Your question should be clear and centered as well as synthesize your thinking and sources. Your research question should also present your argument or hypothesis. Your research question should be something of interest to you. I will typically write 1 to 3 research questions for a given…

Three reasons to become a digitally agile researcher

As new digital and social technologies become ubiquitous in society, there is often a certain amount of negotiation or hesitation as we adjust to these texts, tools, and spaces. Despite the transformative possibilities associated with the inclusion of the Internet and other communication technologies (ICTs), relatively little is known about the regular use of these…

The Challenge of Open, Online Scholarship in Academia

TL;DR Version: An identification of recent trends in the discussion about open publishing/open scholarship concluding with possible steps to respect the culture/tradition of academia while accounting for changes in literacy and technology. Every year we hear a clarion call asking academics (e.g., researchers, scholars, professors) to maintain more of a public presence. In this I…

The FacePalm Social Mood Experiment

As detailed in an earlier post, I've had a lot to think and say about the recent news about the Facebook Mood Experiment that was conducted (and most likely continue). As a response, and satire of this I decided to create a game using Google Forms that would act as a satire of the recent…