Category Archives: Technology for Academics

Helpful tools I’ve found along the way to make the scholarly life more efficient and sharable. | Online Mixed-Methods Research Analysis Software

I’m in the midst of designing my research project and writing the methodology chapter for my dissertation proposal. I’m going to do Action Research and will be utilizing a mixed-methods (quantitative and qualitative) data. I had heard most people talk about NVivo as the software of choice for qualitative research, especially, so I went to check it out. Big problem! NVivo is Windows only. They said they are releasing a Mac version in late 2013, but that makes me nervous. So, I went on the hunt. read more

Snapshots for Comprehensive Exams | Using Scrivener

I’ve laid out my comprehensive exam questions and the visual guide to the bibliographies using Scrivener. Here is a visual map of what the summer reading and digesting will look like. I suppose this summer I will be like a cow chewing the cud. Two years of inhaling books is done, now it’s time to (burp) digest them.

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