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A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 18(32) - August 12, 2013

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An Autoethnographic Journey of Intercountry Adoption
Prema Malhotra
Independent Scholar, Chicago, Illinois USA

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Using Participatory Action Research and Photo Methods to Explore Higher Education Administration as an Emotional Endeavor
Leslie D. Gonzales
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina USA
Rodolfo Rincones
University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, Texas USA

Qualitative Research News and Notes

TQR Editor-in-Chief Ron Chenail Named NSU Associate Provost

A Compendium of Teaching and Learning Qualitative Research Revised 2013 Edition - Call for New Additions

RW Connect: "Who Said Research is Boring?"

The Guardian: "Brits Can Now Get Hands-Off with the Autographer Wearable Camera"

GreenBook Blog: "From Pen Pals to Social Intelligence: How Research Is Changing"

GreenBook Blog: "50 New Tools Democratizing Data Analysis & Visualization"

UX Magazine: "Making the Most of Ethnographic Research"

Measuring Usability: "7 Steps to Conducting Better Qualitative Research"

Ethnography Matters: "August 2013: Ethnographies of Objects"

Ethnography Matters: "An Object of Journalism: The Hyperlink"

UX Matters: "Interviewing Steve Portigal about Interviewing Users"

Jorum Featured Free Learning Resource: "Managing Creative Arts Research Data Post Graduate Module"

Research Data Alliance: "Towards a Launch of the Digital Practices in History and Ethnography Interest Group"

Research Data Alliance: "Provisional Wiki Homepage for the Digital Practices in History and Ethnography IG"

GutCheck: "Any Questions?

Urban Adonia: "Family Biking and Tacit Knowledge: The Ethics of Ethnography for Hire"

Provalis QDAMiner

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TQR Review of the Week

TQR Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Focus Group Research but Were Afraid to Ask
Elisa Waingort
EdD Student, University of South Australia, Adelaide
Middle Grades ESL Teacher, Academia Cotopaxi, Quito, Ecuador

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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

University of Calgary Faculty of Education's CORE (Creating Opportunities for Resilience and Engagement) Research Project - Call for Postdoctoral Fellow in School Wellness (Deadline: August 15, 2013)

The 3rd Conference of the Global Congress for Qualitative Health Research: "Holistic Caring in the Global Context: Evidences from Qualitative Health" - Call for Papers (New Deadline: August 31, 2013)

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology 2013 Annual Conference: "Change the Process; Change the Outcome; Change the World! Real World Sociology for the 21st Century" - Call for Papers (Deadline Extension: August 31, 2013)

30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity: "Being in Community" - Call for Proposals (Opens: September 1, 2013)

Studies on Asia Special Theme Issue: "The Model Minority Stereotype of Asians as a Transnational Phenomenon" - Call for Papers (Deadline: September 15, 2013)

The Fifth Qualitative Research on Mental Health Conference: "Practicing Mental Health: Qualitative Approaches to Investigating Services and Interventions" - Call for Papers (Deadline: January 24, 2014)

Journal of Family Theory and Review Special Issue: "Qualitative Family Scholarship: Innovative Theories in the Interpretive Tradition" - Call for Papers (Deadline: March 1, 2014)

The Visual Image and the Future of the Medical Humanities Conference - Call for Papers (Deadline: To Be Announced)

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

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

Online Graduate QR Certificate

TQR2014 - Fifth Annual Conference

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Fall 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 fall are QRGP 6300 Foundations of Qualitative Research and QRGP 6302 Qualitative Data Analysis I. Classes begin August 26, 2013.

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The TQR2014 Home Page is now open! The theme for our fifth annual conference is "Qualitative Research Artistry and Craft." The two-day event will feature over 75 presentations. Registration will open October 1, 2014. Please visit the new conference web site for more details. This week's featured presentations are by Walker Karraa and Kathy Thomas and Candace Lacy.

Qualitative Research Employment Opportunities

Associate Director for Research and Evaluation (Rice University)

Associate Researcher (University of Wisconsin - Madison)

Dean, Research and Institutional Effectiveness (Triton College)

Director (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)

Director, Institutional Research (Creighton University)

Director of Institutional Research and Analysis (State University of New York at Cortland)

Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (Harvey Mudd College)

Director of Research (Family Service Agency of San Francisco)

Organization/Employee Researcher (State Farm)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Assistant / Associate Professor (University of Texas Medical Branch)

Qualitative Research Analyst (Futures Company)

Research Evaluation Analyst (University of Massachusetts - Medical School)

Senior Strategic Planning Analyst (George Washington University)

Visiting Qualitative Research Specialist - Part-Time (Chicago, IL)

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