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A World of Methodologies

‎A World of Methodologies

WHAT: Tell us about the methods used in your discipline. What theoretical frameworks do you use to interpret knowledge? What research tools help you solve problems in your field of study? Come to the first FIREtalk of the year, share your process, and pick up some new research techniques.

Spark your thinking: Consider mixed methods, interdisciplinarity, the creative process, logic, non-traditional theses, technology, data visualization, statistics, performance, ceremony, and other research tools.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 4-6pm

WHERE: Koerner Library, Room 216


Presentations

  • A Day in the Life: Case studies of two older adults – Neringa Kubiliene (Interdisciplinary Studies)
  • Action Research: What It Can Offer You, Me and Us? – Latika Raisinghani (Education)
  • Analyzing discourses of knowledge – Fernando Murillo (Curriculum Studies)
  • Exploring microbial interaction networks using Hive plots – Sarah Perez (Bioinformatics)
  • Growing guts to cure disease – Natalie Marshall (Microbiology)
  • Indigenous Research Methods – Lyana Patrick (Community and Regional Planning)
  • Institutional ethnography and its application in empirical research – Heather Holroyd (Sociology)
  • Problems with Likert scales and an alternative scale format - Xijuan Zhang (Psychology)


Contact us

If you have any comments or questions, please contact us at research.commons@ubc.ca.


Resources

A Day in the Life: Case studies of two older adults - Neringa Kubiliene


Latika Raisinghani presents during the World of Methodologies FIREtalk on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.

Action Research: What It Can Offer You, Me and Us? - Latika Raisinghani


Analyzing discourses of knowledge - Fernando Murillo

  • Dijk, Teun A. van. Discourse and Power. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England]; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. P302.77 .D55 2008 Koerner Library
  • Wodak, Ruth, and Michael Meyer. Methods of Critical Discourse Analysis. London; Los Angeles: SAGE, 2009. P302 .M3945 2009 Koerner Library and UBC Okanagan
  • Excerpt from Noam Chomsky and Michael Foucault debate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kawGakdNoT0


Sarah Perez shows the audience how to draw a hive plot during the World of Methodologies FIREtalk, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.

Exploring microbial interaction networks using Hive plots - Sarah Perez


Growing guts to cure disease - Natalie Marshall


Lyana Patrick finishes up her presentation during the World of Methodologies FIREtalk on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.

Indigenous Research Methods - Lyana Patrick

  • Absolon, Kathleen E. (Minogiizhigokew). (2011). Kaandossiwin: How we come to know. Halifax & Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing. Recently arrived at Xwi7xwa Library
  • Kovach, Margaret. (2009). Indigenous methodologies: Characteristics, conversations, and contexts. Toronto: U. of Toronto Press. Multiple holdings.
  • Wilson, Shawn. (2008). Research is ceremony: Indigenous research methods. Halifax & Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing. Multiple holdings: Xwi7xwa, Koerner/UBC Okanagan and Online.


Institutional ethnography and its application in empirical research - Heather Holroyd

  • Smith, Dorothy E. 2005. Institutional Ethnography: A Sociology for People. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.GN345 .S57 2005 Koerner and UBC Okanagan
  • Smith, Dorothy E. 1987. The Everyday World as Problematic: A Feminist Sociology. Pp. 49-104. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. HM51 .S638 1987 Multiple Holdings


Problems with Likert scales and an alternative scale format - Xijuan Zhang