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Research in Action

Research in Action is a weekly podcast about topics and issues related to research in higher education from experts across a range of disciplines. Episodes are posted weekly and include guest interviews and occasional solo episodes. Guests are from a range of higher education institutions and share their expertise on qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods as well as their personal experiences as researchers; research and writing practices; organizational and productivity strategies; and much more. Some weeks, bonus content is also posted. Research in Action is hosted by Dr. Katie Linder, the research director for Oregon State University Ecampus. Show notes with information regarding topics discussed in each episode, as well as the transcript for each episode, can be found at the Research in Action website at ecampus.oregonstate.edu/podcast. There are several ways to connect with the Research in Action podcast. Visit ecampus.oregonstate.edu/podcast to post a comment about a specific episode, suggest a future guest, or ask a question that could be featured in a future episode. You can also offer feedback about Research in Action episodes or share research-related resources by contacting the podcast via Twitter @RIA_podcast using the hashtag #ria_podcast or emailing riapodcast@oregonstate.edu. Finally, you can call the Research in Action voicemail line at 541-737-1111 to ask a question or leave a comment. The Research in Action podcast is a resource funded by Oregon State University Ecampus – ranked one of the nation’s best providers of online education with more than 40 degree programs and over 1,000 classes online. Learn more about Ecampus by visiting ecampus.oregonstate.edu. This podcast is produced by the Ecampus Multimedia team.
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Dec 21, 2016

Take a listen to our January preview clips!

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Dec 21, 2016

On this episode, I am joined by Dr. Matt Bergman, an Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville in the College of Education and Human Development. He teaches adult students (25 and older) in the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning program. Dr. Bergman’s research is focused on factors that impact adult learners in degree completion programs at four-year universities and he recently won a national competition for Innovation in Educational Attainment from the Gheen’s Foundation based upon local implementation of his research. Dr. Bergman has also served in several other capacities at Appalachian State University and Lees-McRae College in Western North Carolina working in Enrollment Management, Athletic Learning Assistance, and Admissions. Prior to his career in Higher Education, Matt played Arena Football in Charleston, SC for a total of three seasons. He received a B.S. in Sports Administration, Physical Education, and Health Education from Union College in Barbourville, KY. He received a Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development from the University of Louisville. He is a teacher, administrator, and ambassador of degree attainment at the local, regional, and national levels.

This episode of the "Research in Action" podcast is responding to a listener question. To submit your own question, email riapodcast@oregonstate.edu.

Segment 1: Getting Launched as a New Faculty Member [00:00-11:45]

In this first segment, Matt shares about his first three years as a faculty member and how he shaped his research pipeline.

Segment 2: Prepping for a Third-Year Review [11:46-21:33]

In segment two, Matt shares some of his strategies for preparing for a third-year review as part of his tenure clock.

Segment 3: Imposter Syndrome [21:34-35:24]

In segment three, Matt shares about feelings of "imposter syndrome" and how he stays motivated.

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Dec 21, 2016

Bonus Clip: Considerations for Shifting from Academia to Industry [00:00-04:12]

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Dec 21, 2016

On this episode, I am joined by Dr. Jill Buban, Online Learning Consortium’s Senior Director of Research & Innovation, where she oversees the organization’s research and publications strategy. Prior to joining the Online Learning Consortium, Dr. Buban was the Assistant Provost for Research & Innovation at Post University. Dr. Buban continues to study and present on topics surrounding effective technology use for adult learners in online environments. She is a member of the SSEA Communications Committee, an organization for which she was named an Emerging Scholar in 2012. She also continues to teach in the areas of adult and online learning.

Segment 1: Shifting from Academia to Industry [00:00-11:26]

In this first segment, Jill shares about her experiences moving from academia to the Online Learning Consortium.

Segment 2: Finding “thinking partners” [11:27-22:04]

In segment two, Jill shares ideas and strategies for finding thinking partners and mentors.

Segment 3: Tips for Working Effectively From Home  [22:04-33:42]

In segment three, Jill discusses her experiences working remotely and shares tips for effectively working from home.

Bonus Clip: Considerations for Shifting from Academia to Industry [00:00-04:12]

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu

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Dec 19, 2016

On this episode of the Research in Action podcast, I’m excited to share something a little bit different with you. Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a podcasting panel at the Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference that took place in Orlando, Florida in November 2016. I was really thrilled to join a panel of other higher education podcasters. Let me share who you’ll hear from on this episode. The moderator for the panel is Kelvin Thompson, the co-host of TOPcast: The Teaching Online Podcast, who you’ve also heard from in a previous Research in Action episode. My co-presenters on the panel include Tom Cavanagh, the other co-host of TOPcast: The Teaching Online Podcast, who you’ve also heard from on Research in Action; Tanya Joosten, who is a co-host of Women Who Wine in Higher Education, you’ve also heard from her on Research in Action; Bonni Stachowiak, who’s the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast; Jenny Quarles, who hosts Learning Lab; John Ernstberger, who hosts HigherEdScope; and of course me, the host of Research in Action. I hope you enjoy hearing the panel.

Segment 1:  Why has there been a resurgence with podcasts and how do you measure podcast success? [00:00-10:31]

In this first segment, the panelists share some reasons that podcasting has become more popular and also some of their success metrics.

Segment 2: How do you gain a podcast audience and what does the podcast production process look like? [10:32-22:32]

In segment two, the panelists offer some ideas for audience engagement strategies and share about their production processes.

Segment 3: What are your recommendations for those new to podcasting? [22:33-30:17]

In segment three, the panelists share their recommendations for getting started with podcasts and some of their favorite podcast shows.

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast

Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu

Voicemail: 541-737-1111

If you listen to the podcast via iTunes, please consider leaving us a review.

Dec 12, 2016

Bonus Clip: Dr. Jamison Fargo's Experience as a Methodologist [00:00-5:44]

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

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Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu

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Dec 12, 2016

On this episode, I am joined by Dr. Jamison Fargo, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Utah State University where he is affiliated with the graduate emphasis in Sociobehavioral Epidemiology. He is also a Research Scientist with the National Center on Homelessness among Veterans, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Fargo’s primary research interests focus on preventing and ending homelessness, particularly among Veterans, as well as preventing injury and victimization. Dr. Fargo also has extensive methodological expertise in the application of modern psychometric, latent variable, and mixed-effects modeling techniques to research problems in the sociobehavioral, epidemiological, and educational sciences. Dr. Fargo earned Master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology (2003) and Quantitative Epidemiology (2008) as well as a Doctoral degree in Experimental Psychology (2004) from the University of Cincinnati. In 2005 he founded the Office of Methodological and Data Sciences at Utah State University, which he directed until 2009. He previously worked at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Senior Research Investigator in the Center for Health Equity Research, a Biostatistician in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and an Associate Fellow in the Center for Public Health Initiatives.

Segment 1: The National Center on Homelessness among Veterans [00:00-12:29]

In this first segment, Jamison shares about his experiences working with a national research center.

Segment 2: Biostatistics [12:30-21:49]

In segment two, Jamison defines biostatistics and shares about training in this field and the disciplines where it is most likely to be used.

Segment 3: Career Retooling [21:50-32:57]

In segment three, Jamison discusses what led him to “retool” at mid-career and how he went about it.

Bonus Clip: Dr. Jamison Fargo’s Experience as a Methodologist [00:00-5:44]

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast

Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu

Voicemail: 541-737-1111

If you listen to the podcast via iTunes, please consider leaving us a review.

Dec 5, 2016

On today’s episode, I’m joined by Hannah Gascho Rempel, a Science Librarian and the Coordinator for Graduate Student Success at Oregon State University Libraries and Press. At Oregon State, she has led the development of OSU Libraries’ services for graduate students and has been deeply involved in the libraries’ Teaching and Engagement Department’s transition to a more strategic focus on learner-centered instruction activities. Her research focuses on research behaviors and curiosity, the intersection of technology use and learning, and providing library services that help promote graduate student success. Hannah has taught Zotero workshops at OSU since 2008 and has created a highly used Zotero tutorial.

Segment 1: Citation Management [00:00-12:06]

In this first segment, Hannah defines citation management and talks about several different citation management platforms.

Segment 2: Tips and Tricks with Citations Management [12:07-24:30]

In segment two, Hannah shares some of her best practice tips for experienced researchers and those new to citation management.

Segment 3: Additional Functionalities with Citation Management  [24:31-35:19]

In segment three, Hannah shares some additional features for researchers looking to level-up their citation management platform use.

To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast:

Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast

Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu

Voicemail: 541-737-1111

If you listen to the podcast via iTunes, please consider leaving us a review.

Dec 5, 2016

Take a listen to our December 2016 preview clips!

The Research in Action podcast team has compiled a list of all the books mentioned on the show in 2016! Check out the list on the booklist page where you can download it in multiple formats.

In the month of December, in conjunction with releasing the RIA booklist, we're hosting some book raffles for RIA listeners!

Follow us on Twitter, like our Facebook page, or send an email to riapodcast@oregonstate.edu to be entered into our weekly book raffle!

Thanks for listening to RIA in 2016!

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