How to read a research paper

Jennifer Raff wrote a useful article on her blog about the best way to read a research article. She sums up the process in the following eleven points. 1. Begin by reading the introduction, not the abstract. 2. Identify the big question. 3. Summarize the background in five sentences or less. 4. Identify the specific question(s). 5. Identify the approach. 6. Read the methods section. 7. Read the results section. 8. Determine whether the results … Continue Reading

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CITI Training for IRB

To go through the CITI training (required for IRB), you will need to register here: https://about.citiprogram.org/en/homepage/ Following the registration, please read the following instructions in this pdf: https://www.ohio.edu/research/compliance/upload/IRB-training-guidance-082616.pdf

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Welcome to MDIA 6082!

Welcome to MDIA 6082! This is a core course in the Communication and Development program. I am you instructor Laeeq Khan. Introduction to Research in Communication and Development (MDIA 6082) is a research methods course that prepares graduate students to (i) understand what research is all about, (ii) how research methods can be employed to answer questions of importance in the wider communication field, and (iii) how a research report … Continue Reading

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