Monthly Archives: March 2014

Informed Consent: Tell and Agree

Inform – to tell. Consent – to agree. Subjects – people.  Here are three points to consider to make sure people agree to what you are telling them.   Reading Level In one consent form, the phrase “We are interested … Continue reading

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The Ugly Reason I’m Finishing My Doctorate

I divorced my doctorate for three years. I quit after completing all required courses, the first chapter of the proposal, and much of the next two chapters. I am finishing because I am competitive.  My friend that I started this … Continue reading

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Jill, you made an excellent point about SPSS…

…the student version of IBM’s SPSS Statistics Grad Pack can be pretty affordable.  A quick web search revealed prices as low as $30 (used??) up to $150 from various resellers.  Amazon lists a 1-year license, installed on 2 computers, for … Continue reading

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Proposal Approved – Five Things To Worry About Now

The final research committee member approved my proposal, and I finally get to start my study.  I wish I did some things differently to not be worried, so prepare now if you can. Read the IRB forms well in advance.  … Continue reading

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