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[the making of, pt. 3] Creating a sample

(This is the third in a series of posts on the making of a research article. If you haven’t already, go back and check it out from the start.) Having put together the bones of a literature review in part 2, I now need to collect some data. My initial aim was a round number: […]
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[the making of, pt. 2] Assembling the lit review

(This is the second in a series of posts on the making of a research article. If you haven’t already, go back and check it out from the start.) Overlapping sheets, not a point A common response I get back from undergrads undertaking their first literature review is that they cannot find anything. This is […]
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[the making of, pt. 1] Of sausages and research papers

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while. When I get questions from students and colleagues, it is rarely relating to things I’ve found, but how I found them. How did you get that data and make sense of it? I do a poor job of explaining this, and many are unhappy when there […]
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