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Podcast Instructor Guides

The “Research in Action” podcast can be an excellent supplemental resource for courses on research methods and design. Because the show features researchers from a range of disciplines discussing diverse topics, there are lots of episodes to choose from to incorporate into your course.

Once you have chosen the best episodes for your course, make sure to download this “Podcast 101” document that provides information that you can share with your students about how to most easily access the “Research in Action” podcast.

Both the “Podcast 101” document and each instructor guide are available as .docx files so that you can copy and paste the information included in each document directly into a syllabus, course website, or assignment.

Each instructor guide includes:

  • information about the podcast
  • information about the specific episode, including the guest bio and segment topics
  • time stamps for each segment
  • a link to the episode show notes and transcript
  • learning outcomes for the episode
  • guiding questions for listening to the episode
  • potential classroom activities that could be paired with the episode
  • a suggested citation for the episode

If you would like to download all the instructor guides as one document, here is a PDF copy that includes all the guides.

If you create an assignment using a “Research in Action” podcast episode or use an episode in your class, we would love to hear about it!

Email riapodcast@oregonstate.edu or Tweet to @RIA_podcast to share your experience with us.

Instructor Guides

RIA # 1: Dr. Wendy Belcher on Writing Productivity | Instructor Guide
RIA # 2: Dr. John Creswell on Mixed Methods | Instructor Guide
RIA # 3: Lena Etuk on Social Demography & Data-Driven Decision Making | Instructor Guide
RIA # 4: Dr. Katie Linder on Juggling Multiple Projects | Instructor Guide
RIA # 5: Dr. Jim Kroll on Research Misconduct | Instructor Guide
RIA # 6: Kirsten Behling on Research Collaboration | Instructor Guide
RIA # 7: Dr. Josh Weller on Psychometrics | Instructor Guide
RIA # 8: Dr. Nina Huntemann on Learning New Research Skills at Mid-Career | Instructor Guide
RIA # 9: Dr. Kevin Gannon on Balancing Research, Teaching & Service | Instructor Guide
RIA # 10: Dr. Dannelle Stevens on Journaling Best Practices | Instructor Guide
RIA # 11: Steve Van Tuyl on Data Management | Instructor Guide
RIA # 12: Dr. Katie Linder on Creating a Five-year Research Plan | Instructor Guide
RIA # 13: Brad Zdenek on Institutional Research Agendas | Instructor Guide
RIA # 14: Chrysanthemum Mattison Hayes on Being a Data Analyst | Instructor Guide
RIA # 15: Dr. Geoff Pullum on Theoretical Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 16: Dr. Tanya Joosten on Distance Education Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 17: Dr. Jason Osborne on Data Cleaning | Instructor Guide
RIA # 18: Dr. Tara Gray on Publish & Flourish | Instructor Guide
RIA # 19: Dr. Peter Felten on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) | Instructor Guide
RIA # 20: Dr. Ana Spalding on Interdisciplinary Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 21: Dr. Noah Shusterman on Maintaining a Researcher Identity | Instructor Guide
RIA # 22: Dr. Katie Linder on What You Wish You Had Known About Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 23: Dr. Janet Salmons on e-Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 24: Dr. Neil Salkind on Statistics Anxiety | Instructor Guide
RIA # 25: Dr. Patsy Moskal on Research on Distributed Learning & Teaching Effectiveness | Instructor Guide
RIA # 26: Nick Foreman on Archival Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 27: Lydia Newton on Survey Design and Recruitment | Instructor Guide
RIA # 28: Dr. Todd Campbell on Managing Large Research Grants | Instructor Guide
RIA # 29: Dr. Katie Linder on Grant Writing Basics | Instructor Guide
RIA # 30: Dr. Sean Zdenek on Rhetorical Analysis | Instructor Guide
RIA # 31: Dr. Tracy Teal on Data Carpentry | Instructor Guide
RIA # 32: Dr. Tom Cavanagh and Dr. Kelvin Thompson on Keeping Up with Reading | Instructor Guide
RIA # 33: Dr. Inger Mewburn on Supporting & Training New Researchers | Instructor Guide
RIA # 34: David Brightman on Being a Book Editor | Instructor Guide
RIA # 35: Julie Risien on Broader Impacts | Instructor Guide
RIA # 36: Hannah Gascho Rempel on Citation Management | Instructor Guide
RIA # 37: Dr. Jamison Fargo on Working with a National Research Center | Instructor Guide
RIA # 38: Dr. Katie Linder on Podcasting in Higher Education (Conference Panel) | Instructor Guide
RIA # 39: Dr. Jill Buban on Transitioning from Academia to Industry | Instructor Guide
RIA # 40: Dr. Matt Bergman on Early-Career Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 41: Michaela Willi Hooper on Copyright | Instructor Guide
RIA # 42: Dr. George Veletsianos on Sharing Research Online | Instructor Guide
RIA # 43: Dr. Adriane Brown on IRB Logistics for Online Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 44: Dr. Monika Raesch, Dr. Frank Rudy Cooper & Dr. Pat Reeve on Researching as Administrators | Instructor Guide
RIA # 45: Dr. Monika Raesch, Dr. Frank Rudy Cooper & Dr. Pat Reeve on Writing Groups and the Importance of Self-reflection | Instructor Guide
RIA # 46: Dr. Sam Johnston on Design-based Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 47: Michael Alley on Best Practices for Presenting Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 48: Dr. Laurie Juranek on Research in the Arctic | Instructor Guide
RIA # 49: Dr. Therese Huston on Drawing Media Attention | Instructor Guide
RIA # 50: Dr. Chris Goldfinger on Reacting to Unexpected Media Attention | Instructor Guide
RIA # 51: Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab on Planning and Preparing for Media Attention | Instructor Guide
RIA # 52: Kevin Alselmo on Sharing Your Research in Traditional and Digital Media | Instructor Guide
RIA # 53: Dr. Candice Foley and Nina Leonhardt on Teaching Research Methods | Instructor Guide
RIA # 54: Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega on Being an Actively Engaged Researcher | Instructor Guide
RIA # 55: Dr. Sarah Carver Williams on Starting a Significant Research Endeavor | Instructor Guide
RIA # 56: Dr. Kyle Niemeyer on Open Science | Instructor Guide
RIA # 57: Dr. Carole Sargent on Publishing in Top Journals | Instructor Guide
RIA # 58: Dr. Gerd Kortemeyer on Researching Online Learning | Instructor Guide
RIA # 59: Dr. Katie Linder on IRB Basics | Instructor Guide
RIA # 60: Dr. Christopher McKnight Nichols on the Importance of the Humanities | Instructor Guide
RIA # 61: Dr. Jennifer Herman on Writing Retreats | Instructor Guide
RIA # 62: Dr. Ethan McMahan on Researching Happiness | Instructor Guide
RIA # 63: Dr. Nyasha Junior on Text-based Research | Instructor Guide
RIA # 64: Dr. Kevin Ahern on Supporting Undergraduate Researchers | Instructor Guide
RIA # 65: Dr. Micky Lee on Balancing Research and Parenting | Instructor Guide
RIA # 66: Dr. John Nychka on Creating a Professional Philosophy | Instructor Guide
RIA # 67: Dr. Loraine McKay and Dr. Sue Monk on Being Early-career Researchers | Instructor Guide
RIA # 68: Dr. Daniel Faltesek on Researching New Media | Instructor Guide
RIA # 69: Dr. Tasha Wyatt on Unexpectedly Transitioning to a New Research Area | Instructor Guide