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RIA #23: Dr. Janet Salmons on e-Research


Dr. Janet Salmons

Dr. Janet Salmons

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Janet Salmons, an independent researcher, writer and consultant through her company, Vision2Lead. She wrote Doing Qualitative Research Online (2016) Qualitative Online interviews (2015), Online Interviews in Real Time (2010), and edited the Cases in Online Interview Research (2012) for SAGE Publications, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. She is a blogger for SAGE Methodspace, the Academy of Management The Ethicist Blog, and a guest blogger for other academic and research sites. She serves as a peer reviewer and editorial board member for academic journals and books. She is co-founder of Path to Publishing, with Dr. Helen Kara. Janet has extensive experience teaching, mentoring, and presenting online. She serves as a Contributing Faculty member for the Walden University PhD program in Educational Technology.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Defining e-Research [00:00-10:48]

In this first segment, Janet defines e-Research and offers some examples.

In this segment the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Qualitative e-Research Methods [10:49-21:26]

In segment two, Janet shares some of her experience with online interviewing and her use of qualitative methods in e-Research.

In this segment the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Positionality and e-Research Methods [21:27-32:51]

In segment three, Janet discusses aspects to consider regarding the positionality of the e-Researcher.

Bonus Clip # 1: Conducting Virtual Book Tours [00:00-6:32]

Bonus Clip # 2: Three Ways to Incorporate Technology into a Research Study [00:00-6:22]

Bonus Clip # 3: Tips for Getting Started with e-Research [00:00-5:33]

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