Online research methods are popular, dynamic and fast-changing. Following on from the great success of the first edition, published in 2008, The SAGE Handbook of Online Research Methods, Second Edition offers both updates of existing subject areas and new chapters covering more recent developments, such as social media, big data, data visualization and CAQDAS. Bringing together the leading names in both qualitative and quantitative online research, this new edition is organised into nine sections: 1. Online Research Methods 2. Designing Online Research 3. Online Data Capture and Data Collection 4. The Online Survey 5. Digital Quantitative Analysis 6. Digital Text Analysis 7. Virtual Ethnography 8. Online Secondary Analysis: Resources and Methods 9. The Future of Online Social Research The SAGE Handbook of Online Research Methods, Second Edition is an essential resource for anyone interested in the contemporary practice of computer-mediated research and scholarship.

Tools for Collaboration in Video-based Research

Tools for Collaboration in Video-based Research

Jon Hindmarsh


The emergence of a range of new communication technologies has opened up numerous opportunities for qualitative research in the social sciences. These opportunities often relate to the very topics, domains and datasets open to researchers. So, for example, new technologies deliver new sites of sociality, including the innumerable online communities of the web. They also deliver new forms of social scientific data, ranging from electronic blogs and chats through to forms of sensor data relevant to the analysis of social action and activity. However, they also provide new means through which qualitative researchers can share data and collaborate on research projects – thus new communication technologies not only ...

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