Posts & Resources: Online Portfolio

My online portfolio includes links to recent posts and articles, as well as instructional resources for my books.

Writing and Publishing
Editors’ Roles: Selecting Chapters and Relating to Contributors in press, Methodspace
Envisioning an Edited Book
Proposing an Edited Book
Reimagining Ancillary Materials for Texts and Academic Books
Research > Publication > Impact (You Might Need a Strategy for That)

Emerging Research Methods
Seeing and Hearing the Problem: Using Video in Qualitative Research
Listening to the Sounds of Research 
Autoethnography Stretches Out
Getting Started: More Online Qualitative Research Design Basics 
Online Research: Holistic Thinking and Qualitative Design 

Teaching Research Methods
A Case for Teaching Methods
Creating a Culture of Inquiry in the Classroom
Research to Learn with Class Projects 
Using Inquiry Models to Learn How to Ask Questions 

Doing Qualitative Research Online: Companion Study Site
Qualitative Online Interviews:
Companion Study Site
Cases in Online Interview Research: Companion Study Site

Ethics and Education
Giving Voice to Values in the Classroom

Social Commentary
A Social Scientist Looks at the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Re-Activate: Why Are We Marching?
More Than a Headline: Scholarship on Today’s Hot-Button Issues
Social Media or Social Web? (Part of a special issue: Social Science & Social Futures: Fast Scholarship, Emerging Technologies & the Future of Inquiry)

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6 Strategies for Using Social Media to Promote Your Writing

The webinar recording is online and available for Textbook & Academic Authors Association members. Not a member? Join this vibrant community!

In the webinar I discussed creating podcasts, communicating visually, and creating a cross-platform strategy.

Here are some resources related to topics covered and questions raised in the webinar:

Here are some resources in response to questions posed in the discussion.

Online resources and books about social media and academic life:

Resources for TAA Members:

 

 

 

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Webinars for Academic Writers

Writers, think beyond Academic Writing Month to the 2017 calendar & writing events! See the Text and Academic Authors Association webinars: http://bit.ly/2fJljTq

  • Six Strategies for Using Social Media to Promote Your Writing Wednesday, January 25, 3-4 p.m. ET
  • Texts Plus: Ancillary Materials & Companion Sites Monday, April 24, 3-4 p.m. ET

Not a member? Reasonable membership fees allow access to community of writers, resources on book contracts, and of course free webinars! https://taaa.memberclicks.net/member-benefits

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Path to Publishing: Create Your Strategy

You spent a lot of time researching and writing a thesis, dissertation, or capstone project. How can you convert your academic work into a career asset? Registration is open for the course starting February 13, 2017!

Everyone knows we should publish something based on the dissertation- but where to start? While some people are on a scholarly track and want to publish in peer-reviewed journals, others would benefit from publishing practical guides or how-to manuals. These events will offer ideas and strategies for a wide range of publication options that align with career goals.

What are the best options for you, and how can you turn your aspirations into reality? If you want to walk the Path to Publishing, but need a plan, this 6-week course is designed for you! We’ll be with you every step of the way, with two live webinars, discussions, and constructive suggestions about how to improve your writing and maximise your chances of publication. You will work through weekly lessons and exercises, and generate a publication strategy. Learn more and register here

 

 Visit Helen Kara’s blog for more about the course and our collaboration!

Find registration and payment information at www.path2publishing.com.

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Learn how to create your own virtual book tour!

TAA

Go on the (Virtual) Road to Promote Your Book

TAA Blog post: 6 Key takeaways from the TAA webinar, ‘Go on the (Virtual) Road to Promote Your Book.’ The recording is online in the member resources. If you are an academic writer, consider joining!

 

road-tripWhether ​ you are self-publishing or working with a major publisher, you will need to actively promote your textbooks and encourage faculty to adopt them. Traditionally, writers have taken book tours and given talks, but textbook publishers are unlikely to fund world travel. Why not offer a book tour online? With the Doing Qualitative Research Online Virtual Book Tour I did just that. While some “virtual book tours” simply place guest posts or advertisements on potential readers’ sites, my highly interactive approach includes webinars and online discussions with groups or classes. In this one-hour webinar, I will share tales from the virtual road and steps you can take to launch your own tour.

e/merge Africa
e/merge Africa, based at the University of Cape Town  but serving all African educators, will host a week-long discussion and two webinars. Register here.
Maynooth University, Ireland
The first stop on the Doing Qualitative Research Online Virtual Book Tour is the Advanced Digital Research Methods class lead by ​Aphra Kerr of the Sociology Department in Maynooth University, Ireland. We'll discuss "Eliciting Data with Online Interviews or Focus Groups." This class is part of their MA in Sociology (Internet and Society) course.' 

Further information on the course can be found here. Follow Aphra on Twitter 
on @aphrak.
Enjoy your virtual visit to Maynooth University!



SAGE Publications MethodSpace
Webinar: "Online Research:  Holistic Thinking
and Qualitative Design"
Free webinar Wednesday, June 15 at 9 a.m. EST/4 p.m. GMT
Register: http://bit.ly/25jKKCk
Social Research Association
Generating Qualitative Data Online with Arts-Based & Participatory Methods Free webinar on April 7, 4 pm London Find time zone: http://bit.ly/22gaKJG
Register: http://bit.ly/DoQual
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
I will visit the Dpto. Organización de Empresas (Department of Management) for a 90 minute online seminar.
University of Stirling, Scotland
I am visiting the Theory and Methods of Digital Social Research class at the University of Stirling, in Glasgow,Scotland. It is great to exchange ideas with bright and curious students who are looking at the possibilities for using digital methods in social research.
Vision2Lead
Home base is Boulder, Colorado, at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains!

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