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Predatory Journals: How to identify and avoid them

This brief tutorial defines “predatory journals” and their major characteristics. It provides information to help novice academics to avoid this trap. Developed by Mark P Snyders,...

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What is Theory? Using a Theoretical Framework

This short video introduces the idea that research is always underpinned by theory. Theories are tried and tested explanations for events and experiences that help...

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Social Justice in Research

Is your research serving a social justice agenda? Does postgraduate research serve a public good? These are some of the questions this interactive video raises....

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Theory and concepts in PG research

This narrated PowerPoint presentation discusses the role of theory and concepts in postgraduate research. It unpacks the meaning of the two terms, and how they...

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Research Frameworks

There is a distinct difference in postgraduate research between the logic of discovery and the logic of dissemination. The former is messy, iterative and non-linear,...

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Linking research questions and research methods

The research chain of reasoning involves many interrelated decisions that determine subsequent methodological choices. The purpose of this video is to explain the relationship between...

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Crafting an argument

Argument! This is a word many students hear, but struggle to understand and enact in their writing. Argument are crafted, chapter by chapter and section...