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Volume 18(38) - September 23, 2013

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TQR Volume 18 Article 75

TQR Volume 18 Article 76

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Graduate Students' Perception of Standards and Accreditation in Higher Education in Turkey: A Qualitative Analysis
Ismail Yuksel
Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey

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Surviving: One Family's Experience with Cancer
Jennifer M. Denmon
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

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The Qualitative Report Achieves Three Important Community Milestones

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Princeton University Press Blog: "Words with Friends: Writing Collaboratively Online"

MIT Center for Civic Media: "Annette Kim and the Sidewalk Laboratory"

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Strategies for Data Gathering and Reporting Voices from the Field: A Review of Applied Ethnography: Guidelines for Field Research
Loum S.L. Constantine
Great Lakes University of Kisumu, Main Campus, Kisumu, Kenya

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

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

Visiting International Fellowship in Social Research Methods - Second Call for Applications (Deadline: September 30, 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: September 30, 2013)

The 31st Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: "The Social Construction of Boundaries: Creating, Maintaining, Transcending, and Reconstituting Boundaries - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: September 30, 2013)

The 35th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum: "The Ethnographic Imagination: Arts, Multimodality, and Pedagogies of the Possible" - Call for Proposals (Deadline: October 1, 2013)

26th Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 1, 2013)

Qualitative Inquiry Special Issue: "Teaching Qualitative Research as a Transgressive Practice" - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 15, 2013)

Doing Autoethnography 2014 - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 15, 2013)

Tenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 1, 2013)

The Qualitative Research SIG (QR-SIG) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA): Outstanding Qualitative Dissertation Award - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 9, 2013)

The Eighth International Conference on the Dialogical Self - Call for Submissions (Deadline: January 1, 2014)

Urban Education Studies Series - Call for Book Proposals (Deadline: Open)

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TQR2014 - Fifth Annual Conference

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Winter 2014 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 and QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II. Classes begin January 6, 2014.

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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 Mary Alice Varga and C. Amelia Davis and by Robin Cooper and Sheryl Chatfield.

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