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The four ailments of academic writing and how to cure them

In the past twenty years, for almost every day of my life I’ve read academic writing. (No, I’m not trying to inspire pity). I read published papers, books, work in progress by colleagues, draft pieces by research students, submissions for conferences, grant proposals — the whole range. In that staggering amount of claims, disputes, literature reviews, findings, abstracts, methodology sections

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How to avoid plagiarism in academic writing?

Usually when citing published studies, we cite their main findings rather than random texts in introduction or literature review. Here, I present three ways of citing findings of Munim and Schramm (2018) while avoiding plagiarism. The higher the quality of port infrastructure of a country, the better is the logistics performance of that country (Munim and Schramm, 2018). Munim and

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Why become a ResearchHUB member?

What is researchHUB? ResearchHUB, a platform for scholars worldwide, is founded in September 2015 by Dr. Ziaul Haque Munim, currently Associate Professor at the University of South-Eastern Norway. RHUB is dedicated to publish videos on different research methods showing a step-by-step guideline, and providing tips and strategies to publish in high quality academic journals. Our audience ranges from Bachelors students

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How To Increase The Visibility Of A Published Article?

For academics, the goal is not only to publish their name in print but to make an impact in society and scientific community.  For this purpose, published research has to be disseminated properly. Most journals do disseminate their published articles in many ways, but authors can boost dissemination of their research. Often, well-disseminated research leads to higher citations. Here, we

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Checklist for Structural Equation Modelling

Checklist for Structural Equation Modelling Here I present a checklist for robust structural equation modeling (SEM) in research articles. 1. Data cleaning 2. Check normality of data 3. Check for response bias 4. Develop a measurement model 4.1. Exploratory factor analysis 4.2. Confirmatory factor analysis 4.3. Correlations among latent factors 4.4. Convergent and divergent validity checks 4.5. Reliability checks 4.6.

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