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Volume 17(34) - August 20, 2012

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TQR Volume 17 Article 67

TQR Volume 17 Article 68

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Apple-Polishers, Ass-Kissers and Suck-Ups: Towards a Sociology of Ingratiation
Daniel D. Martin and Janelle L. Wilson
University of Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota, USA

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Listening to Their Voices: Middle Schoolers' Perspectives of Life in Middle School
Mary Anne Steinberg and Erica D. McCray
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

Qualitative Research News and Notes

Skylance: Beyond Data-Informed: Using Qual & Quant Data to Solve Problems

International Institute for Qualitative Methodology's Video Blog

Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Narrative Publishes Latest Issue of Narrative Works: Issues, Investigations & Interventions

The Research Advantage Blog: Research 2.0 Online Qualitative Tools - Overview

A Weird Fish: Struggling to Launch a Qualitative Methods Course

Ethnography.com: Tools and Toolchains

Anthrostrategist: Getting Over Ourselves: Make Research Meaningful

This Sociological Life: A Sociologist's Adventures in Social Media Land

Greenbook Blog: Fresh Voices: Make Your Participants Better

Greenbook Blog: Why Screeners Must Go Away

KJT Group: Transitioning to Online Qualitative Research - Webinar Posted

CGAP Microfinance Blog: Understanding What Works and What Doesn't: Why Qualitative Research Matters

Women + Beer Focus Group

New Qualitative Research Journal: International Journal of Qualitative Research in Services

Innovation Excellence: Innovation Conversation with Jun Lee, ReD Associates

Spinner News: Who Do You Think You Are? Developing your Identity as a Researcher

Web Resource of the Week

TQR Resources on the Internet

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Evidence-Based Practice in the Health Sciences: Evidence-Based Nursing Tutorial - Research Design
Library of the Health Sciences-Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago, 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

34th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum: Ethnography as Counter Narrative: Reclaiming the Local in Educational Policy and Practice - Call for Papers (Deadline: October 1, 2012)

The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography: Spring 2013 Issue (Deadline: January 15, 2013)

Kaleidoscope: A Graduate Journal of Qualitative Communication Research - Call for Papers (Deadline: Open)

International Journal of Qualitative Research in Services - Initial Call for Papers (Deadline: Open)

Current Narratives - Call for Papers (Deadline: Open)

Sense Publishers: Teaching Gender Series - Call for Book Proposals (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. Classes begin August 20, 2012.

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"Qualitative Research and Technology" is the theme for TQR2013! 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

Doctoral Research Associate (George Washington University)

Education Researcher (SRI International)

Financial Aid Research Analyst (University of California Berkeley)

Qualitative Associate (PERT Group)

Qualitative Data Analyst and Writing Coordinator (UCLA Health System)

Senior Evaluation and Research Social Scientist (Qualitative) (Nemours)

Qualitative / Moderator (Snelling Staffing Services)

Qualitative Research Manager (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Qualitative Team Manager (PSU)

Centered Design Researcher /Consumer Researcher (Modis)

Research Assistant 2 HSS (Yale University)

User Experience Researcher IV (Yahoo!)

Senior Manager/Associate Director, Hemophilia Commercial Research and Insights (Biogen Idec)

User Experience Researcher (Seagate)

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