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A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 17(51) - December 17, 2012

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TQR Volume 17 Article 101

TQR Volume 17 Article 102

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Factors Causing Demotivation in EFL Teaching Process: A Case Study
Selami Aydin
Balikesir University, Turkey

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Lived Experiences of Diversity Visa Lottery Immigrants in the United States
Tekleab Elos Hailu, Bernadette M. Mendoza, and Maria K. E. Lahman
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, USA
Veronica M. Richard
Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana, USA

Qualitative Research News and Notes

TQR Releases New Media Kit

TQR Seeking New Editorial Board Members and Apprentices

QSR International's NVivo in the Classroom: Using Qualitative Data Analysis Software for Coursework and Study - "Teaching with NVivo: Free Professor Resources"

MAXQDA 11 Released

QUIRK'S: Trade Talk: The Power of Creativity + Data

QUIRK'S: The Everlasting Value of Face-to-Face Research

QUIRK'S: Qualitatively Speaking: A Quantifiable Difference

QUIRK'S: New Ways of Gamifying Qualitative Research

The Listening Resource: A Code of Conduct for Qualitative Interviewers

Ethnography Matters: Instagram Ethnography in Uganda - Notes on Notes

Chief Innovator Online: "Ethnography: Better than Voice of the Customer"

New Qualitative Research Blog: "Are We Over Collecting? Qualitative Data Overload, aka 'Little Big Data'"

Social Science Space: Bridging Theory with Practice: Qualitative Research to Aid Fire & Rescue

ReconMR: Innovation in Qualitative Research Designs - Hybrids

Greenbook: Driving Innovation in the Insight Function: Introducing Insight Innovation Exchange

Forbes: Finally, Your Brand Can See with gazeMetrix

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Teaching and Learning Article of the Week

Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet

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Relational Ethnography: Writing and Reading in Research Relationships
Gail Simon
University of Bedfordshire, 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

New Book: Cases on Critical and Qualitative Perspectives in Online Higher Education - Call for Chapters (Deadline: January 15, 2013)

Journal of Business Venturing Special Issue: "Entrepreneurship Through a Qualitative Lens" - Call for Papers (Deadline: January 31, 2013)

The 8th Annual Liverpool Symposium on Current Developments in Ethnographic Research in the Social and Management Sciences: "The Politics of Meaning-Making/ Meaning-Breaking" - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 8, 2013)

Third British Psychological Society - Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Conference: "Making a Difference, Making Ourselves Known" - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 27, 2013)

The H. L. "Bud" Goodall, Jr. and Nick Trujillo "It's a Way of Life" Award in Narrative Ethnography - Inaugural Call for Papers (Deadline: March 1, 2013)

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

Director of Assessment and Planning for Student Engagement & Enrollment Services (Old Dominion University)

Director of Institutional Research and Grants (Muskegon Community College)

Institutional Research Analyst (Edward Waters College)

Institutional Research & Planning Director (California University of Pennsylvania)

Market Research Analyst (Apollo Group)

Project Manager - Qualitative Market Research (Hall & Partners)

Qualitative Research Manager - Oncology (Ipsos - Cincinnati, OH)

Qualitative Research Methodology (Kansas State University)

Research Assistant (Florida Hospital)

Research Assistant - Public Health (National Opinion Research Center - NORC)

Research Associate, Monitoring & Evaluation (Fhi360)

Senior Market Research Analyst (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois)

User Experience Researcher (Computer Sciences Corporation)

Vice President, Research (Time Warner)

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