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Volume 17(41) - October 8, 2012

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TQR Volume 17 Article 82

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A Preliminary Qualitative Evaluation of the Virginia Gold Quality Improvement Program
Gerald A. Craver and Amy K. Burkett
Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, Richmond, Virginia USA

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Methodological Precision in Qualitative Research: Slavish Adherence or "Following the Yellow Brick Road?"
John R. Cutcliffe
University of Maine, Orono, Maine USA
Henry G. Harder
University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Qualitative Research News and Notes

TQR Welcomes New Managing Editor Clarissa Alexander

Paul Rhodes Appointed to TQR Editorial Board

Research Design Review: Consider the Email Interview

Dr Andus' Toolbox: Tutorial Series on Using ConnectedText for Qualitative Data Analysis

Ethnography Matters: "Anonymous and I"

QUIRK'S: Online Qual Guides Health Care Foundation to Shift Its Focus

QUIRK'S: Ethnography Reveals Top Four Physician-Patient Conversational Gaps

QUIRK'S: "Is Emotional Response the Important Missing Variable in Customer Experience Measurement?"

CAQDAS Networking Project Opens Its Twitter Account

Qualitative Research in Psychology: "Behind the Times"

Critical Discourse Studies Latest Virtual Series: "Critical Approaches to Genre and Hybridity"

Amanda Wozniak: "Hands on Design for Hardware: A Primer on Manufacturing and Ethnography of Use"

Putting People First: Doing Design Ethnography Review

21st Century Scholar: "Hey! You Got Your Ethnography in my Technology!"

Strategic Initiatives: One-on-One Interviews: What are They and Why Use Them?

The Economic Times: Quipper Research - All-Women Startup Dedicated to Qualitative Marketing Research

TQR Review Essay of the Week

Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet

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Connecting Research with Communities through Performative Social Science
Kip Jones
Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

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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

13th International Pragmatics Conference: "Narrative Pragmatics: Culture, Cognition, Context" - Call for Papers (Deadline: October 15, 2012)

The International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry 2013 Qualitative Book Award: Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 15, 2012)

17th Annual Conference on Conversation and Discourse Analysis - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 16, 2012)

The ATLAS.ti IIQM Dissertation Awards - Call for Applications (Deadline: November 30, 2012)

Qualitative Research SIG of the American Educational Research Association Outstanding Dissertation Award - Call for Nominations (Deadline: December 7, 2012)

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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Winter 2013 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 winter are QRGP 6301 Qualitative Data Collection, QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II, and QRGP 6308 Writing Qualitative Research. Classes begin January 7, 2013.

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Registration for TQR2013 is now open! "Qualitative Research and Technology" is the theme for the two-day conference. The opening plenary address to be given by Dr. Sharlene Janice Nagy Hesse-Biber and Dr. Natalie Hanson will deliver the closing plenary speech. TQR Editor-in-Chief Ron Chenail will conduct a three-hour workshop entitled, "Mobile Qualitative Research: Exploring Clouds and Apps." Please visit the new conference web site for more details.

Qualitative Research Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Education Research (Edgewood College)

Assistant Director of Institutional Effectiveness (University of West Florida)

Director, Research and Analytics (Washington Post)

Market Research Specialist (WMS Gaming)

Quantitative and Qualitative Research Specialist (Portland, OR)

Qualitative Research Manager (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Research Assistant (Stanford University)

Research Associate (George Washington University)

Research Specialist (Rice University)

Senior Research Assistant (Temple University)

Summer Research Assistant (University of Kentucky)

Temporary Research Professional (University of Alaska)

User Researcher (Robert Half)

UX Researcher (Tapjoy)

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