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Volume 17(20) - May 14, 2012

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Balancing Act: A Phenomenological Study of Female Adult Learners Who Successfully Persisted in Graduate Studies
Jeff Shepherd and Barbara Mullins Nelson
The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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Turkey's Ministry of National Education Study-Abroad Program: Is the MoNE Making the Most of Its Investment?
Servet Çelik
Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

Qualitative Research News and Notes

TQR Editor Ron Chenail and Board Members Valerie Janesick, Mirka Elina Koro-Ljungberg, Pamela Smithbell, Saliha Bava, Tony Adams, Keith Berry, Devika Chawla, Jerry Gale, Jodi Kaufmann, Brigitte Smit, and Johnny Saldana to Present at the Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry May 16-19, 2012

TQR Editor Maureen Duffy Co-Authors New Paper in May Issue of Future Learning

TQR Editor Maureen Duffy Latest Mobbing Post on Oxford University Press's Blog

How to Benefit from Technology without Sacrificing Your Qualitative Researcher Soul

NewQual Topics Discussed at Sixth Joint Association for Qualitative Research (AQR) and the Qualitative Research Consultants Association (QRCA) Conference in Rome

Who Comes to the On-Site Ethnography Interview?

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Is Methodological Rigor Getting Neglected?

Mixing Old and New Qualitative Methods

The Seven Heavenly Virtues of VOC Research

Occupy Anthropology

Qualitative Sociology Review Special Issue: "Qualitative Analysis Conference 2011: Contemporary Issues in Qualitative Research"

Adding Personas into Your Process

Tips for Getting 'Natural' Insights from 'the Real World' with Mobile Qual

Combining In-Person and Remote Research

Writing Your RFP Response

TQR Review of the Week

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An Autoethnographic Review of Big Black Penis: Misadventures in Race and Masculinity
G. Corey Carlisle
Amridge University, Montgomery, AL, USA

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Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to the Study of Poverty: Taming the Tensions and Appreciating the Complementarities
Sulaiman Y. Balarabe Kura
Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria

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

Global Development Network's 2012 Global Research Competition - Call for Submissions (Deadline: May 21, 2012)

QRCA Global Outreach Scholarships - 2012 - Call for Applications (Deadline: June 1, 2012)

South Atlantic Modern Language Association 2012 Conference Special Focus: "Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile" - Call for Papers (Deadline: June 30, 2012)

Journal of Population Research Special Issue: "Quantitative and Mixed Methods in Migration Research in Asia"- Call for Papers (Deadline: August 3, 2012)

Critical Arts Special Issue: "Revisiting the Ethnographic Turn in Contemporary Art" - Call for (Deadline: August 13, 2012)

15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - Call for Submissions (Deadline: October 12, 2012)

ESSACHESS - Journal for Communication Studies Special Issue: "Experimental Methods in Communication" - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 1, 2012)

Blurring the Boundaries: New Social Media, New Social Science? Network - Call for Participants (Deadline: Open)

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

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

Online Graduate QR Certificate

TQR Fourth Annual Conference

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Fall 2012 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 6300 Foundations of Qualitative Research, QRGP 6302 Qualitative Data Analysis I, and QRGP 6306 Conducting Qualitative Research I.

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"Qualitative Research and Technology" is the theme for TQR2013! We are seeking paper, panel, and poster presentations. The opening plenary address to be given by Dr. Sharlene Janice Nagy Hesse-Biber and Dr. Natalie Hanson will deliver the closing plenary speech. Please visit the new conference web site for more details.

Qualitative Research Employment Opportunities

Associate Director, Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment (University of North Alabama)

Associate Research Scientist / Qualitative (New England Research Institutes)

Assistant - Associate Professor Research Methods (Concordia University Chicago)

Assistant II, Research Study (Children's Hospital Boston)

Director of Institutional Research and Assessment (Huston-Tillotson University)

Director, Market Research and Data Analysis (Merial)

Education Researcher - Center for Education Policy (SRI International)

Research Executive Qualitative (Prompt Research)

Qualitative Marketing Researcher / Moderator (Blueberry)

Qualitative Research Consultant and Trainer, Social Science Research Lab (American University)

Qualitative Research Manager (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Head of Qualitative Research (Hasson Associates)

Senior Researcher, Center for Reading Recovery (Lesley University)

User Experience Researcher (Google)

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