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Volume 17(21) - May 21, 2012

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TQR Volume 17 Article 42

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Examining the Potential of Combining the Methods of Grounded Theory and Narrative Inquiry: A Comparative Analysis
Shalini Lal and Melinda Suto
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Michael Ungar
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Learning the Concept of Researcher as Instrument in Qualitative Research
Mengxuan Annie Xu and Gail Blair Storr
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada

Qualitative Research News and Notes

Latest Qual-AID Center Updates

New TQR Online Resource: Mobile and Cloud Qualitative Research Apps

Qualitative Researcher Seeks Funding through Petridish.org

AI Practitioner Publishes Special All Video Issue

Video as a Replacement to the Ethnographer

The Global View - Smartphones: The New Brazilian Passion and the Opportunity for Market Research

The Focus Group Fightback

The Man behind the Machine: The (un)Changing Role of the Researcher

Disease Survivors Should Tell their Inspiring Stories Via Autoethnography

Short Report on EPIC Europe, A Conference on Ethnography Research in Industry

New Ipsos MORI / RIBA Qualitative Research Report on What People Need and Expect from their Homes Published Online

10 Jobs That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Six Lessons Learned from Leading 6,000 Focus Groups

New Blog: Qualitative Research in Psychology

Where Have all the Marketing Researchers Gone? (A Recap of QRCA/AQR and TMRTE 2012)

Numbers Just Aren't Enough

TQR Review of the Week

TQR Resources on the Internet

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Keeping Focus Isn't Easy: A Review of Refocusing Focus Groups: A Practical Guide
LaTonja Sallet
Amridge University, Montgomery, AL, USA

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Please visit TQR Community's Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet site for more useful sources, sites, books, software applications, and tools including Qualitative Research Web Sites.

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

Second Contemporary Ethnography Across the Disciplines (CEAD) hui - Call for Papers (New Deadline: May 31, 2012)

EURIAS (European Institutes for Advanced Study) Fellowship Programme - Call for Applications (Deadline: June 7, 2012)

HUMAN AFFAIRS: Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly Special Issue: "The Qualitative Approach and Diversity in Social Sciences" - Call for Papers (Deadline: July 31, 2012)

Health Services Research Special Issue: "Mixed Methods in Healthcare Delivery Systems Research" - Call for Papers (Deadline: October 15, 2012)

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

Design Researcher (Seymourpowell)

Associate Research Scientist / Qualitative (New England Research Institutes)

Assistant - Associate Professor Research Methods (Concordia University Chicago)

Director, Audio Research (Walt Disney)

Director of Investment Advisor Research (PNC)

Market Research Project Mananger (Qualitative / Financial Experience) (Dew Software)

Research Associate I (Urban Institute)

Research Director - Center for Technology in Government (University at Albany)

Research Project Coordinator (General Dynamics Information Technology)

Senior Manager II Customer Research (Global Customer Insights) (Walmart)

Qualitative Senior Research Executive Consumer Consultancy (London-based Company)

Senior Researcher - Reading (American Institutes For Research)

Temporary Research Assistant (UMDNJU)

Vice President, Qualitative Insights (Insight Strategy Group)

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