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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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Sep 4, 2017

Take a listen to our September 2017 preview clips!

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Aug 28, 2017

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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Aug 7, 2017

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

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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"

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Aug 7, 2017

Take a listen to our August 2017 preview clips!

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Jul 31, 2017

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-05:20]: Building a Computational Model

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Jul 31, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-02:34]: Examples of the Relationship Between Knowledge and Belief

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Jul 31, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, a cognitive scientist at the University of Bristol. He was an Australian Professorial Fellow from 2007 to 2012, and was awarded a Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award from the Australian Research Council in 2011. He received a Wolfson Research Fellowship from the Royal Society upon moving to the UK in 2013. He was appointed a Fellow of the Academy of Social Science in 2017. In 2016, he was appointed a fellow of the Center for Skeptical Inquiry for his commitment to science, rational inquiry and public education.

His most recent research interests examine the potential conflict between human cognition and the physics of the global climate, which has led him into research in climate science and climate modeling. He has published more than 150 scholarly articles, chapters, and books, including numerous papers on how people respond to corrections of misinformation and what variables determine people’s acceptance of scientific findings. He has also contributed around 50 opinion pieces to the global media on issues related to climate change "skepticism" and the coverage of science in the media. He is currently serving as Digital Content Editor for the Psychonomic Society and blogs routinely on cognitive research at www.psychonomic.org.

Segment 1: Memory and Misinformation [00:00-10:04]

In this first segment, Steve shares about his research relating memory and misinformation.

Segment 2: Distrust of Science [10:05-21:26]

In segment two, Steve discusses some of his research studies related to distrust of science.

Segment 3: Techno-cognition and the Post-truth Era [21:27-38:03]

In segment three, Steve describes the concept of techno-cognition as one response to a post-truth era.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-05:20]: Building a Computational Model

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-02:34]: Examples of the Relationship Between Knowledge and Belief

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Jul 24, 2017

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-3:56]: The Importance of Reflection for Researchers

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Jul 24, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-5:34]: Tasha Discusses the Identity Confusion of Transitioning to a New Research Area

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Jul 24, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Tasha Wyatt, an Educational Researcher at the Educational Innovation Institute at the Medical College of Georgia. Prior to this position at Augusta University, she facilitated professional development at the University of Hawaii where she implemented a program that taught pre-service and in-service teachers pedagogical strategies best-suited for teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students. Within health sciences research, her interests include assisting students to develop patient ownership, developing educational researchers, and leveraging the cultural assets of faculty and students in medicine.

Segment 1: Unexpectedly Transitioning to a New Research Area [00:00-13:07]

In this first segment, Tasha shares how she found herself unexpectedly transitioning to a new research.

Segment 2: Staying Engaged with More than One Field [13:08-23:08]

In segment two, Tasha shares how she keeps on foot in her original discipline while also working in a new research area.

Segment 3: Examples of Medical Education Research Projects [23:08-35:13]

In segment three, Tasha shares about some of her current projects.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-5:34]: Tasha Discusses the Identity Confusion of Transitioning to a New Research Area

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-3:56]: The Importance of Reflection for Researchers

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Jul 10, 2017

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-3:56]: Dan Recommends Ways to Stop Fake News

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Jul 10, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:12]: The Responsibility of Social Media Platforms to Respond to Trolls

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Jul 10, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Dan Faltesek, Assistant Professor of Social Media, New Media Program in the School of Arts and Communication at Oregon State University. Dan’s work connects the structural factors that confine social media companies and the actual interfaces of social networks. He explores how court decisions, technical standards, and financing shape online experience.

Segment 1: Research on New Media [00:00-17:35]

In this first segment, Dan shares some of the challenges of working with a research area that's constantly changing.

Segment 2: The Politics of Social Media [17:36-35:04]

In segment two, Dan discusses political factors that influence how social media is built and consumed.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:12]: The Responsibility of Social Media Platforms to Respond to Trolls

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-3:56]: Dan Recommends Ways to Stop Fake News

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Jul 7, 2017

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-11:53]: What Loraine and Sue Wish People Knew About Early-career Academics

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Jul 7, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:40]: Completing Multiple Revisions on a Journal Article

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Jul 7, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by two guests:

Dr. Loraine McKay is a lecturer at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, where she teaches in preservice and post graduate teacher education programs. She is currently program advisor in the Bachelor of Education program. Her teaching areas include inclusive education and literacy intervention. Loraine’s research interests align strongly with her passion for teaching. She was a classroom teacher for over twenty years in the primary education sector before leaving teaching to complete her doctoral studies. The topic for her PhD focused on the sociocultural factors that influence preservice teachers’ beliefs and practice during the transition into the profession, an area of interest drawn from her role as a beginning teacher mentor and university tutor. Her current research centers on developing teacher-identity and teachers’ capacity to work with students with learning difficulties. Loraine is interested in exploring the use of arts-based practices to explore the affective dimension of teaching and engagement in learning.

Dr. Sue Monk is a lecturer in the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. Her PhD, in the areas of ethnomusicology and Latin-American studies, investigated the relationship between the artist and the state in Cuba, specifically the role of the music. She works with qualitative methodologies and draws on critical interculturalism and postcolonial frameworks. In transferring her research to the education field, she currently teaches in the field of sociology of education. Her current research investigates 'funds of knowledge' (Moll et al) amongst Latin American communities in her city, specifically amongst mothers and daughters. Her book The Politics of Differentiation in Education was published by Routledge in October 2016.

Segment 1: Early-career Researchers [00:00-16:27]

In this first segment, Loraine and Sue share about their experiences as early-career researchers.

Segment 2: Challenges of Being an Early-career Researcher [16:28-30:48]

In segment two, Sue and Loraine discuss some of the challenges of being an early-career researcher.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-4:40]: Completing Multiple Revisions on a Journal Article

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-11:53]: What Loraine and Sue Wish People Knew About Early-career Academics

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Jun 30, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-7:16]: John's CV of Failures

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Jun 30, 2017

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. John Nychka, Associate Professor, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, Vargo Teaching Chair, and Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Dentistry at the University of Alberta. John graduated from the University of Alberta in 1997 with a Bachelors of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, then went on to earn his Masters in Engineering from McMaster University in 1999 and his PhD from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2004. He stayed on at Santa Barbara as a post doc, and then moved to become an assistant professor in Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Kentucky from 2005 to 2007. In 2007 he returned home to Edmonton to join the University of Alberta. He teaches introductory materials engineering, communication, and capstone design courses, and his research is primarily about structural materials.

Segment 1: Research on Materials [00:00-11:53]

In this first segment, John shares about the different components of his research on materials.

Segment 2: Materials at the Interface [11:54-21:16]

In segment two, John describes the professional philosophy he uses to guide his research, teaching, and service.

Segment 3: Failure in the Research Enterprise [21:17-34:40]

In segment three, John shares about the importance of embracing failure as a researcher.

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-7:16]: John's CV of Failures

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Jun 30, 2017

Take a listen to our July 2017 preview clips!

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Jun 23, 2017

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-07:04]: Choosing Long-term Projects as the Parent of a Young Child

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