The Qualitative Report
A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 19(50) - December 15, 2014

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TQR Volume 19 Article 100

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The Influence of Confucianism on Identity Formation of a Multi-Skilled Migrant: An Autoethnography
Annabella Fung
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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What's wrong with Me?: An Autoethnographic Investigation of the Co-Cultural Communicative Practices of Living with Tourette Syndrome during Adolescence
Mark Congdon Jr.
University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA


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Connecting the Dots: A Review of Norman K. Denzin's Interpretive Autoethnography
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Winter 2015 admission for the Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research, a six course, 18 credit hour online program that prepares its graduates to understand and conduct qualitative research, is now open. Courses offered this fall are QRGP 6301 Qualitative Data Collection, QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II, and QRGP 6310 Autoethnography. Classes begin January 5, 2015.

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The TQR2015 Home Page is now open! The theme for our sixth annual conference is "Transforming Qualitative Research." The three-day event will feature multiple plenary addresses, in-depth workshops, panels, and paper presentations. The call for regular submissions is now closed, but we will consider late submissions on a case-by-case basis through our submission portal. For more information please visit our conference web site.

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