Category Archives: Research Resources

8 Conditions When Research is Put Into Practice: More Lessons From Health Care

In Health Care putting research into practice can be high stakes. Changing routines and practices as a result of new findings often has direct impacts on the health, treatment or recovery of patients. A significant contribution to the study of … Continue reading

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The 3,4,5’s of Informed Consent

In the midst of the demands and responsibilities of a new school year, education researchers are immersed in logistical considerations for projects starting (or continuing) in 2012-2013.  An important consideration for every research project is the issue of consent which, … Continue reading

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Research Transparency and Accountability – New Collaborations?

The discussion of a new tri-council policy framework on February 16th , previewed recommendations that have evolved over two years of deliberation and planning to address issues of research transparency and accountability.  During a research integrity workshop session of the … Continue reading

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2011 Census – One Stop Shopping

Unfortunately, the changes that were made to the long form census overshadowed another decision which is making detailed census data available to the public for free, rather than as products for purchase. To make it easier to locate these resources, … Continue reading

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While You Were Out…

While you were out…. decisions were made, priorities were set and work continued to pile up. The start of a new school year is incredibly busy with very little time to explore topics and material that was distributed over the … Continue reading

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5 More Tools for the Researcher Without a Budget

During the final rush of the school year I came across a few more tools and resources that have become regulars in my toolkit.  I hope you will find them as useful as I have. Zotero: http://www.zotero.org/ Level of difficulty: 3 out … Continue reading

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CSSE 2011: Research Tweets From the East Coast

To explore the tweets from the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) 2011 conference I turned again to the twitteR package for R. My initial plan had been to compile the tweets at the end of CSSE, which seemed like a … Continue reading

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