The Qualitative Report
A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
ISSN 1052-0147

Volume 19(37) - September 15, 2014

Published by Nova Southeastern University

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TQR Volume 19 Article 73

TQR Volume 19 Article 74

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From Learning Comes Meaning: Informal Comentorship and the Second-Career Academic in Education
Joe Barrett
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Hilary Brown
Brock University Hamilton Campus, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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What They Left Behind: A Case Study of Teachers' Experiences with School Improvement at Evergreen Elementary School
Amy Orange
University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, Texas, USA

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September Issue of Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health Published

Introducing the New School for Social Research's Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought

GreenBook Blog: "Visualize Your Data with Storytelling"

GreenBook Blog: "CASRO Transformation Spotlight: Gongos Research - Putting the "H" in Transformation"

QUIRK'S Research Career Blog: "Hiring Managers: Why Talent Isn't Always Enough"

LinkedIn: "Here's Why Marketers Should Learn about Ethnography (#marketinganalytics)"

User Interface Engineering: "Mobile as a Medium: An Interview with Luke Wroblewski"

Journalist's Resource: "What's New in Digital and Social Media Research, September 2014"

The Business Journals: "Can Retailers Keep Up with the 'Selfie' Generation?"

Market Research Blog: "4 Critical Aspects of the Market Research Process"

Food Safety Magazine: "Leveraging Ethnography to Improve Food Safety"

Savage Minds: "Finding Your Way"

Research Design Review: "Reporting What We Know from What We Ask"

The NVivo Blog: "Usability Testing: Getting to Grips with the NVivo User Experience"

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Autoethnography as a Transformative Research Method
Dwayne Custer
Sofia University, Palo Alto, California, USA

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

36th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum: "Inequality, Poverty, and Education: An Ethnographic Invitation" (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) - Call for Proposals (Opened: August 10, 2014)

4th Global Congress for Qualitative Health Research (Mérida, Yucatán, México): "Dialogues and Bridges for Intercultural Health" - Call for Abstracts (New Deadline: September 15, 2014)

Visiting International Fellowship in Social Research Methods (University of Surrey, Guildford, UK) - Call for Applications (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

Qualitative 360 Europe (Brussels, Belgium) - Call for Papers (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

The International Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis (IIEMCA) Conference 2015: "Living the Material World" (Kolding, Denmark) - Call for Papers (Deadline: October 1, 2014)

The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty: Contests and Conflicts in a Transnational Era: An International Conference (Buffer zone, Nicosia, Cyprus) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: October 15, 2014)

Doing Autoethnography 2015 Conference (San Angelo, Texas, USA) - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 15, 2014)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Qualitative Book Award - Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 15, 2014)

27th Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA) - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 19, 2014)

2015 American Education Research Association Division D Significant Contribution to Educational Measurement and Research Methodology Award: Qualitative Research Methods - Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 30, 2014)

Social Research Association Conference: "Creative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (London, UK) - Call for Papers (Deadline: December 1, 2014)

Qualitative methods Conference: "Qualitative Methods: Better Bounded or Boundless?" (Melbourne, Australia) - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 3, 2014)

American Psychological Association: 2015 Division 5 Awards - Call for Nominations (Deadline: December 5, 2014)

Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2015): "Constructing a New Critical Qualitative Inquiry" (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA) - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 15, 2015)

The Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Research Special Track: "Digital Tools in Qualitative Research" (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA) - Call for Proposals (Deadline: December 15, 2015)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Nominations (Deadline: January 15, 2015)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Annual Illinois Qualitative Dissertation Award - Call for Nominations (Deadline: January 16, 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)

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TQR2015 - Sixth Annual Conference - Jan. 8-10, 2015

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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, plus electives. 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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