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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 by Oregon State University Ecampus, a national leader in online education. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Katie Linder, OSU Ecampus research director, who discusses topics and issues related to research in higher education with experts across a range of disciplines and institutions. Guests share their expertise on qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, personal experiences as researchers, best practices, and organizational and productivity strategies. Listen and learn how you can make a difference through your research. ecampus.oregonstate.edu/podcast.
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Mar 12, 2018

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-01:41]: What Emma Wishes She Could Tell People about the Post-doc Role

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Mar 12, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Emma Compton-Daw, the Academic Development Lead for Research at the University of Strathclyde. She supports the professional and career development of postdoctoral researchers, postdocs, and academics at Strathclyde. She is also an expert panel member for the review of the UK’s Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers. Before transitioning into this role Emma spent 11 years working as a postdoctoral researcher in the UK and USA.  During this time, she co-chaired the UK Research Staff Association (UKRSA) and a departmental Research Staff Association.

Segment 1: Post-doc Roles [00:00-11:06]

In this first segment, Emma describes the role of a post-doctoral researcher.

Segment 2: Postdoc Professional Development [11:07-21:45]

In segment two, Emma shares some of the methods for post-doc professional development.

Segment 3: Proactive Professional Development [21:46-36:57]

In segment three, Emma shares some strategies researchers can use to aid in their own professional development.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-01:41]: What Emma Wishes She Could Tell People about the Post-doc Role

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Mar 5, 2018

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-7:03]: Tourism as a Way to Strengthen Emotional Well Being and Resilience

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Mar 5, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Ian E. Munanura, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University. He earned a Doctorate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University in South Carolina. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Tourism and Wildlife Conservation from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. He teaches courses on ecotourism and sustainable communities, sustainable tourism planning, and a study abroad course on international perspectives of ecotourism and political ecology. His scholarship seeks to identify the human resilience and wellbeing constraints, which could create livelihood vulnerability, human dependence on forest resources for livelihoods, and loss of biodiversity. He also seeks to identify the potential of community-based tourism to mitigate human resilience and wellbeing constraints, which could influence biodiversity loss. His geographical area of scholarship interest is the Pacific Northwest, Southeast Asia, and East Africa. Previously, Dr. Munanura has worked in Rwanda as a field project director and country director for the Wildlife Conservation Society. He also led a $5 million project funded by the US Agency for International Development in Rwanda, designed to integrate and promote sustainable tourism, biodiversity conservation, human health, and economic development.

 

Segment 1: Ecotourism [00:00-12:37]

In this first segment, Ian shares about his research on ecotourism.

Segment 2: Researching Rural Communities [12:38-24:59]

In segment two, Ian discusses what led him to research rural communities.

Segment 3: International Perspectives [25:00-33:37]

In segment three, Ian shares about his international education has impacted his research.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-7:03]: Tourism as a Way to Strengthen Emotional Well Being and Resilience

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Mar 5, 2018

Take a listen to our March 2018 preview clips!

 

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Feb 26, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Wendy Laura Belcher, an associate professor of African literature at Princeton University with a join appointment in the department of comparative literature and the department of African American studies. Wendy is the author of the best seller Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success. She is also the very first guest that we ever had on the “Research in Action” podcast.

Segment 1: Sabbatical Plans [00:00-11:13]

In this first segment, Wendy shares about what she's been working on in the two years since she first appeared on the podcast.

Segment 2: Setting Yourself Up for Sabbatical Success [11:14-21:25]

In segment two, Wendy shares some of the ways that she set herself up for effective sabbatical writing.

Segment 3: Sabbatical Challenges [21:26-33:04]

In segment three, Wendy shares about some of the challenges of a writing sabbatical and how she is overcoming them.

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Feb 19, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Jesse Stommel, Executive Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at University of Mary Washington. He is also Co-founder of Digital Pedagogy Lab and Hybrid Pedagogy: a digital journal of learning, teaching, and technology. Jesse is a documentary filmmaker and teaches courses about digital pedagogy, film, and new media. Jesse experiments relentlessly with learning interfaces, both digital and analog, and works in his research and teaching to emphasize new forms of collaboration. He's got a rascal pup, Emily, and two clever cats, Loki and Odin. He's online at jessestommel.com and on Twitter @Jessifer.

Segment 1: Founding a Journal [00:00-12:18]

In this first segment, Jesse shares about the experience of founding the journal Hybrid Pedagogy.

Segment 2: Disrupting the Digital Humanities [12:19-21:47]

In segment two, Jesse shares about his recent edited collection on disrupting the digital humanities.

Segment 3: Domain of One's Own [21:48-34:55]

In segment three, Jesse shares about a recent project that gives students the opportunity to create websites.

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Feb 12, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Bonnie Stewart, an educator and social media researcher fascinated by who we are when we're online. Program Lead | Designer for Experiential Education at the University of Prince Edward Island, and Founder | Director of the media literacy initiative Antigonish 2.0, Bonnie is interested in the intersections of knowledge, technology, and identity. As Director of Edactive Technologies, Inc., Bonnie keynotes and consults about digital strategy, digital pedagogy, and community capacity-building around the world.

Bonnie's work is centered in her capacity to help people find meaningful ways to work and think together. Based in participatory leadership models, her research, workshops, and teaching explore the changing realities of contemporary higher education. Bonnie has worked as a teacher and facilitator, online and off, for more than two decades, and enjoys few things more than a lively discussion. She does her best thinking out loud on Twitter as @bonstewart.

Segment 1: Opening the Dissertation [00:00-15:34]

In this first segment, Bonnie shares about how she opened the process of her dissertation to a larger audience.

Segment 2: Opening the Dissertation Defense [15:35-35:51]

In segment two, Bonnie shares about her experience with an open dissertation defense.

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Feb 5, 2018

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-03:44]: Dealing with Loneliness as an Independent Researcher

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Feb 5, 2018

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-09:57]: Researching an as Alternative Academic

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Feb 5, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Bryan Alexander, an internationally known futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant, and teacher, working in the field of how technology transforms education. He completed his English language and literature PhD at the University of Michigan in 1997, then taught literature, writing, multimedia, and information technology studies at Centenary College of Louisiana. From 2002 to 2014 Bryan worked with the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), a non-profit working to help small colleges and universities best integrate digital technologies.

In 2013 Bryan launched a business, Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC. Through BAC he consults throughout higher education in the United States and abroad. Bryan also speaks widely and publishes frequently, with articles appearing in venues including The Atlantic Monthly, Inside Higher Ed. He has been interviewed by and featured in MSNBC, US News and World Report, National Public Radio, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, Pew Research, Campus Technology, and the Connected Learning Alliance.

He is currently writing Transforming the University in the Twenty-First Century: The Next Generation of Higher Education for Johns Hopkins University Press (forthcoming 2019). His two most recent books are Gearing Up For Learning Beyond K-12 and The New Digital Storytelling (second edition) .

 

Segment 1: Working as an Independent Researcher [00:00-20:13]

In this first segment, Brian shares about how he came to work as an independent researcher.

Segment 2: Research on the Future of Higher Education [20:14-34:41]

In segment two, Brian describes his research as a futurist.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-09:57]: Researching an as Alternative Academic

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-03:44]: Dealing with Loneliness as an Independent Researcher

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Feb 5, 2018

Take a listen to our February 2018 preview clips!

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Jan 29, 2018

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-6:14]: Using a Scrum Board in the Classroom

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Jan 29, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Rebecca Pope-Ruark is an associate professor of English at Elon University where she coordinates the professional writing and rhetoric program and leads the Design Thinking Studio in Social Innovation pilot program. She earned her MA in Professional Communication from Clemson University in 2000 and PhD in Rhetoric and Professional Communication from Iowa State University in 2007. Between her MA and PhD, Rebecca spent two years working in marketing communications in Silicon Valley. Her research interests include student collaboration and project-based learning; Agile project management as strategy for managing both faculty and student work; design thinking pedagogies, especially in the liberal arts; and metic intelligence in professional and technical writing pedagogy. Her work has appeared in disciplinary journals including the Journal of Business and Technical Communication and Technical Communication Quarterly as well as in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning journals. She has led workshops on Agile and the Scrum framework at multiple conferences, including the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. She is the author of the faculty development book, Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching, available now from the University of Chicago Press. More information about Rebecca can be found on her website http://www.rebeccapoperuark.com

 

Segment 1: Agile Methodology [00:00-12:59]

In this first segment, Rebecca describes the main elements of the agile project management methodology.

Segment 2: Backlogs and Sprints [13:00-26:51]

In segment two, Rebecca shares about two specific aspects of the agile method.

Segment 3: Scrum Boards [26:52-37:47]

In segment three, Rebecca shares about the concept of a scrum board and describes how she uses one.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-6:14]: Using a Scrum Board in the Classroom

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Jan 22, 2018

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-03:03]: What is an instructional designer?

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Jan 22, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Rob Branch, a Professor of Learning, Design, and Technology at the University of Georgia, and the Head of the Department of Career and Information Studies. Rob earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina; and a Master of Arts degree from Ball State University. Rob taught high school in Botswana as a Peace Corps Volunteer and later joined the University of Botswana as a Lecturer in the Technology Education Department.Rob completed his Doctor of Education (EdD) degree from Virginia Tech in 1989. Dr. Branch worked as Fulbright Lecturer/Researcher at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, where he co-founded the Master's degree in Educational Technology, while conducting research on the complexities of student centered learning spaces. Dr. Branch is co-editor of the Educational Media and Technology Yearbook and co-author of the book Survey of Instructional Design Models. He also authored the book Instructional Design: The ADDIE Approach. Dr. Branch emphasizes student-centered learning and teaches courses related to message design. Dr. Branch's published research focuses on diagramming complex conceptual relationships and other complicated flow processes. He is a Past President of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).

Segment 1: Diagramming Complex Relationships [00:00-12:50]

In this first segment, Rob describes his research on diagramming complex relationships.

Segment 2: Being a Fulbright Scholar [12:51-24:35]

In segment two, Rob shares about his experience and the benefits of being a Fulbright scholar.

Segment 3: Replication Studies [24:36-35:10]

In segment three, Rob shares some of his thoughts on the importance of replication studies in the social sciences.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-03:03]: What is an instructional designer?

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Jan 15, 2018

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-06:39]: Public Scholarship

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Jan 15, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Joli Jensen, Founder and Director of the Faculty Writing Program and Hazel Rogers Professor of Media Studies, University of Tulsa. Joli is the author of Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics from the University of Chicago Press, as well as four books, and many articles about aspects of media, culture and society.

Segment 1: Supporting Academic Writers [00:00-14:43]

In this first segment, Joli shares about the ways that she supports academic writers at her institution.

Segment 2: Writer's Block [14:44-32:12]

In segment two, Joli shares some strategies for responding to writer's block.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-06:39]: Public Scholarship

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Jan 8, 2018

On this episode, Dr. Katie Linder, Director of Research at Oregon State University Ecampus, offers some tips and strategies for establishing research goals in the New Year.

 

Segment 1: What Makes a Good Research Goal? [00:00-10:41]

In this first segment, Katie shares some ideas for setting research goals that are both reasonable and challenging.

Segment 2: Setting Yourself Up for Success [10:42-20:39]

In segment two, Katie offers some tips for setting yourself up for success with accomplishing your research goals.

Segment 3: Strategies for Staying Accountable [20:40-32:01]

In segment three, Katie discusses some strategies for staying accountable to your research goals throughout the year.

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Jan 1, 2018

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Stephanie Evergreen, an internationally-recognized data visualization and design expert. She has trained future data nerds worldwide through keynote presentations and workshops, for clients including Time, Adobe, Verizon, Head Start, American Institutes for Research, Rockefeller Foundation, Brookings Institute, and the United Nations. She writes a popular blog on data presentation at StephanieEvergreen.com. Her book, Effective Data Visualization, was published in Spring 2016. Her other book, Presenting Data Effectively: Communicating Your Findings for Maximum Impact, was just published in its second edition in June 2017. Both books hit #1 on Amazon bestseller lists.

Segment 1: What is data visualization? [00:00-12:22]

In this first segment, Stephanie defines data visualization.

Segment 2: Common Mistakes with Data Viz (and Solutions!) [12:23-22:28]

In segment two, Stephanie shares some common data viz errors and her recommendations for solutions.

Segment 3: Creating a Positive Data Viz Culture [22:29-35:10]

In segment three, Stephanie offers some ideas for how to create a positive organizational culture around data visualization.

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Jan 1, 2018

Take a listen to our January 2018 preview clips!

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Dec 25, 2017

Bonus Clip # 2 [00:00-07:46]: P-values and Statistical Testing

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Dec 25, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-03:10]: Longitudinal Statistical Approaches

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Dec 25, 2017

In this episode, William discusses the applied quantitative perspective on research.

In this episode, Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto is joined by Dr. William D. Marelich, a Professor of Psychology at California State University, Fullerton, and consulting statistician for Health Risk Reduction Projects, Integrative Substance Abuse Programs, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests and publications address decision-making strategies in health settings, patient/provider interactions, HIV/AIDS, and statistical/methodological approaches in experimental and applied research. Dr. Marelich is coauthor of the book "The Social Psychology of Health: Essays and Readings" and is an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. He also has an interest in Sports Psychology with applications to baseball. 

Segment 1: Applied Quantitative Perspective [00:00-10:43]

In this first segment, William discusses the applied quantitative perspective in research.

Segment 2: Key Quantitative Concepts [10:44-19:38]

In segment two, William offers his perspective on key statistical concepts to understand for reading research reports and publications.

Segment 3: On the Statistical Horizon [19:39-28:35]

In segment three, William discusses statistical software and the concepts of p-hacking and p-curves.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-03:10]: Longitudinal Statistical Approaches

Bonus Clip # 2 [00:00-07:46]: P-values and Statistical Testing

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Dec 18, 2017

In this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Ben Hatton, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and cross-appointed to the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) at the University of Toronto (UofT). Dr. Hatton is an engineer who obtained his Ph.D. in 2005 from the University of Toronto in the area of nanomaterials synthesis by self-assembly. He has worked extensively on the design, fabrication and properties of nano- and microstructured surfaces, for biomaterial applications, and worked at Harvard University for 5 years (as a postdoc and research associate) before coming to UofT in 2012. Dr. Hatton currently has >40 peer review publications and >50 presentations and conference abstracts, and is focused on investigating the relationships between nanocomposite structure and nanomaterial surface design on bacterial contamination of biomaterial surfaces. The Hatton group works on the synthesis of drug-silica nanomaterials for drug release, non-adhesive and non-fouling biomaterials, and nano/micro scale topography effects on cell binding and surface reactions. Dr. Hatton has over 15 patents (and applications), from his research work at UofT and Harvard University.

 

Segment 1: Researching in Different Environments [00:00-13:41]

In this first segment, Ben shares what he has learned after researching in a range of environments.

Segment 2: Strategies for Creativity in Research [13:42-23:36]

In segment two, Ben shares some of his favorite strategies to nurture creativity in research.

Segment 3: More Strategies for Creativity in Research [23:37-35:15]

In segment three, Ben shares some additional strategies to nurture creativity in research.

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