If you're like me, you wear many hats—not just the methodologist one, but also the jack-of-all-trades Americanist/comparativist/policy scholar one too. If you're not, you have my sincerest congratulations, and I apologize for the inconvenience.
Karl Szpunar, a cognitive psychologist at Harvard University, might have a rather simple solution to rein in distractions, one that focuses attention in real-world classrooms: intersperse pop quizzes into the online lectures. …
Historian Zachary Schrag's Institutional Review Blog (and his recent book, Ethical Imperialism) has been a valuable resource in tracking how federal regulations are shaping research in the humanities and social and behavioral sciences. Today he posted a summary of a recent workshop conducted by the U.S.
Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a proposed rulemaking procedure in which it suggested that changes might be on the way to promote reform of the role of Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) in examining research involving human subjects.
The committee was very impressed with credentials and interest in the Motivating Politics program. The response to the call was overwhelming, so we are certain we have recruited the best of the best to participate.