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The Qualitative Report
A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 20(2.4) - February 23, 2015

Published by Nova Southeastern University

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TQR Volume 20 Number 2 Article 7

TQR Volume 20 Number 2 Article 8

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Attributes and Qualifications of Successful Rural Nurse Preceptors: Preceptors' Perspectives
Maureen Rebholz
Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Peru, Illinois, USA
Lisa M. Baumgartner
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA

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Undergraduates' Statistics Anxiety: A Phenomenological Study
Soofia Malik
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA


Qualitative Research News and Notes

Solution Focused Brief Therapy 101: Webinar by NSU's own Arlene Brett Gordon - March 13, 2015

Anthropologizing: "The Medium is the Message: A Lesson in Engaging Stakeholders in the UX Research Process"

GreenBook Blog: "Monitoring Marissa: How Market Research and Yahoo! Face the Same Uncertain Future and What to Do about It"

GreenBook Blog: "Jeffrey Henning's #MRX Top 10: How Research Firms Can Grow"

Pulse: "5 Qualitative Research Trends for 2015 - Ignore at Your Own Peril"

"From Mirroring to World-Making: Research as Future Forming" by Kenneth J. Gergen

Social Research Association Workshops: "Janet Salmons' Digital Methods for Qualitative Research - Edinburgh and London

The Survey Geek: "Online Sampling Again"

Anthropology News: "The Ethnography Experiment in the National Park Service"

UX Magazine: "Six Myths about Data-Driven Design"

L & E Research Releases Free eBook, Applying Qualitative Research to Marketing Challenges: Better Insight, More Success!

Cosmobilities Networks: "Ethnography in Hypermobile Fields"

University of Toronto Announces Launch of Ethnography in Canada Hub

Antedote: "What Falling in Love Can Teach Us About Ethnography"

Museum Fatigue: "Mobile Visual Ethnography Kit"

SyndicateMizzou: "Ethnography's Embodiment: A visit with Elaine Lawless"

PharmaVoice.com Podcast: "Ethnography: Using Behavioral Science to Boost Business Success"

Digital Media & Culture: "Media Auto-Ethnography: A Digital Essay"

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Quirkos: Next Gen Qualitative Research Software

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Three Approaches to Case Study Methods in Education: Yin, Merriam, and Stake
Bedrettin Yazan
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

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New Calls for Conferences and Journals, Training Opportunities, and Funding

Merlien Institute 2015 Market Research in the Mobile World (Multiple Sites) - Call for Papers (Deadline: See information for each site's deadline)

Inaugural MRMW Awards - Call for Nominees (Deadline: February 19, 2015)

The 10th Annual Liverpool Symposium on Current Developments in Ethnographic Research in the Social and Management Sciences (In association with the Journal of Organizational Ethnography; Liverpool, UK): "Reflection in Action: Taking Stock of 10 Years of Ethnography Symposia" - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 27, 2015)

ATLAS.ti User Conference 2015: "Qualitative Data Analysis and Beyond" (Berlin, Germany) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: February 28, 2015)

3rd International Symposium: Micro-Analysis of Online Data (MOOD-Z): "Online Communication, Discourse and Context" (University of Zurich, Switzerland) - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 28, 2014)

IEEE Internet Computing Special Issue: "Internet of You: Data Big and Small" - Call for Papers (Deadline: March 1, 2015)

EPIC 2015: Building Bridges (São Paulo, Brazil) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: March 6, 2015)

2015 QRCA Annual Conference (Orlando, Florida, USA) - Call for Proposals (Deadline: March 13, 2015)

Society for Humanistic Anthropology (SHA): 2015 SHA Fiction Competition - Call for Submissions (Deadline: May 15, 2015)

21st Qualitative Health Research Conference (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: June 23, 2015)

Journal of Video Ethnography - Call for Issue 3 Papers (Opening: March 15, 2015)

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity! (Waikiki, Hawaii): First Announcement (Event: May 18 & 19, 2015)

University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies' Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research Study: "Published: A Grounded Theory of the Nature of Successful Peer-Reviewed Publication for Mid-Career Scholar" - Call for Research Participants (Deadline: Open)

Palgrave Studies In Play, Performance, Learning, and Development - Call for Proposals (Deadline: Open)

Urban Education Studies Series - Call for Book Proposals (Deadline: Open)

Qualitative Inquiry 20th Anniversary - Call for Papers (Deadline: TBD)

Taos Institute World Share Books - Call for Submissions (Deadline: Open)

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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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