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The Qualitative Report
A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 20(3.4) - March 23, 2015

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TQR Volume 20 Number 3 Article 8

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A Qualitative Analysis of Athletic Apparel and Equipment Sponsorship Related to Student-Athlete Recruitment
Melissa J. Davies
University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, USA
Katharine A. Burakowski
St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, USA

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Goal Orientation and Reading Strategy Use of Turkish Students of an English Language Teaching Department
Leyla Tercanlioglu
Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey
Hakan Demiröz
Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey


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Together, Apart. A Review of On (Writing) Families: Autoethnographies of Presence and Absence, Love and Loss, Edited by Jonathan Wyatt and Tony E. Adams
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New Calls for Conferences and Journals, Training Opportunities, and Funding

Qualitative Research in Communication International Conference (Bucharest, Romania) - Call for Papers (Deadline: April 7, 2015)

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TQR2016 - Seventh Annual Conference - Jan. 14-16, 2016

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Summer 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 summer are QRGP 6305 Qualitative Research Design and QRGP 6304 Appraising Qualitative Research. Classes begin May 11, 2015.

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The TQR2016 Home Page is now open soon. The theme for our seventh annual conference is "The Futures of Qualitative Inquiries." The three-day event will feature multiple plenary addresses, in-depth workshops, panels, and paper presentations. We will be accepting submissions from February 1 to April 30, 2015, so please visit our conference web site for more details.

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