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Research in Action | A podcast for faculty & higher education professionals on research design, methods, productivity & more

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 and instructor guide for each episode, can be found at the Research in Action website at ecampus.oregonstate.edu/podcast. 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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Aug 28, 2017

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-2:51]: How Campus Climate Data is Creating Change at JMU

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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The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Ecampus or Oregon State University.

Aug 28, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-3:20]: Matt's Work Researching Ethnic Conflict and Identity

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Aug 28, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Matt Lee, an Associate professor of psychology at James Madison University. Matt is a 2017 Fulbright Scholar teaching cross-cultural psychology in Croatia. He specializes in teaching and researching ethnic identity and conflict, and campus climate issues.

Segment 1: Campus Climate [00:00-13:17]

In this first segment, Matt shares about his current research on Campus Climate.

Segment 2: The Cultural and Racial Diversity Studies Lab [13:18-22:41]

In segment two, Matt discusses the work of his Cultural and Racial Diversity Studies Lab.

Segment 3: Conducting Research on Your Own Institution [22:42-34:23]

In segment three, Matt discusses the benefits and challenges of using research results to create change at JMU.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-3:20]: Matt's Work Researching Ethnic Conflict and Identity

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-2:51]: How Campus Climate Data is Creating Change at JMU

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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The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Ecampus or Oregon State University.

Aug 21, 2017

In this episode, Dr. Katie Linder, director of the Ecampus Research Unit at Oregon State University, shares strategies to network with other researchers in a range of settings including conferences and social media.

Segment 1: What Do You Want to Network About? [00:00-10:53]

In this first segment, Katie shares some ideas to identity the people, methods, and themes you want to focus on for your networking efforts.

Segment 2: Networking Opportunities at Conferences [10:54-21:26]

In segment two, Katie discusses some strategies for networking at conferences and in conference online back channels.

Segment 3: Networking Opportunities on Social Media [21:27-30:59]

In segment three, Katie offers some tips for networking with other researchers online.

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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The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Ecampus or Oregon State University.

Aug 14, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. John Fritz, an Associate Vice President for Instructional Technology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Working within UMBC’s Division of Information Technology, John is responsible for UMBC’s focused efforts in teaching, learning and technology, including learning analytics. He is also responsible for tier 1 (basic) user support including knowledge management. Previously, John served as UMBC’s Director of News & Online Information, and has more than 10 years’ experience as a public information officer, writer and editor in three University of Maryland campuses. John holds a Ph.D in Language, Literacy and Culture from UMBC, a Master’s degree in English (with an emphasis in rhetoric and composition) from the University of Maryland, College Park,  a bachelor’s degree in English and religion from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland, and certificates in New Media Publishing from the University of Baltimore and Instructional Systems Design from UMBC.

Segment 1: Faculty Course Design and Analytics [00:00-11:59]

In this first segment, John shares about some of his research on Learning Management Systems (LMSs)

Segment 2: Adaptive and Personalized Learning [12:00-21:44]

In segment two, John discusses the rise in adaptive and personalized learning platforms and what this means for research on student learning

Segment 3: The Art and Science of Nudge Analytics [21:45-34:05]

In segment three, John shares about a new interest area for him: nudge analytics.

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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The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Ecampus or Oregon State University.

Aug 7, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:36]: Marleah shares about her blog "The Patient and the Professor"

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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Aug 7, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Marleah Dean Kruzel, an Assistant Professor in Health Communication at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr. Dean Kruzel studies patient-provider health communication and is currently examining genetics and risk communication in hereditary cancer. Her research has been published in journals such as Social Science & Medicine, Health Communication, Academic Medicine, Patient Education & Counseling, Journal of Health and Mass Communication. A BRCA2-positive patient herself, Dr. Dean Kruzel is committed to translating her research into practice, which is why she volunteers for Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) and maintains a blog called “The Patient and The Professor.”

Segment 1: Having a Personal Connection to Your Research [00:00-10:49]

In this first segment, Marleah shares her experience of being a BRCA2-positive patient while researching patient-provider health communication.

Segment 2: Translating Research to Different Audiences [10:50-22:12]

In segment two, Marleah discusses the methods she uses to share her research with diverse audiences.

Segment 3: Making Research Public [22:12-32:40]

In segment three, Marleah discusses her experience with the CDC's "Bring Your Brave" Campaign and how she's preparing for an upcoming TEDx talk.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:36]: Marleah shares about her blog "The Patient and the Professor"

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

The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Ecampus or Oregon State University.

Aug 7, 2017

Take a listen to our August 2017 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:

Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast

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The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Ecampus or Oregon State University.

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