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A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 18(41) - October 14, 2013

Published by Nova Southeastern University

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TQR Volume 18 Article 81

TQR Volume 18 Article 82

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Prototype Modeling vs. Item Response Theory - A Paradigm Shift for Measurement Professionals
Joseph Yeager, Linda Sommer, Juliette Faughnan, and Christophe Geerkens
Sommer Consulting, Inc., Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States

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Empowering Indigenous Community through Community Radio: A Case Study from Nepal
Sudhamshu Dahal and I. Arul Aram
Anna University, Chennai, India

Qualitative Research News and Notes

NSU Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research to Add New Autoethnography Course

TQR Editorial Board Tony Adams Receives NCA Award

UX Magazine: "Mobile Testing Toolbox: Part 1"

UX Magazine: "Mobile Testing Toolbox, Part 2"

Kipworld: "A Short Reading List for Arts-based Research"

Price of Data Blog: "A Discussion on In-depth Interviews. What Are They Good for?"

Ethnography Matters: "Alondra Nelson on the Social Life of DNA"

Business 2 Community: "Combining Technology and Ethnography for the Visually Impaired"

Anthropology News: "Building Cyberinfrastructure Capacity for the Social Sciences"

Ideas Bazaar: "Writing as a Kind of Observation"

Southern Spaces Blog: "New Adventures in Tandem Ethnography"

GIGAOM Mobilize YouTube: "Hidden Opportunities: Ethnography in Mobile"

FreshMR: "Getting the Most from Virtual Ethnographies"

Live Minds Blog: "How to Get Brilliant Videos in Your Online Qual"

MrQual: "Qualitative Transcript Data Analysis"

The NACE Blog: "The Assessment Diaries: It's Not Just Data"

Provalis QDAMiner


TQR Teaching and Learning Article of the Week

TQR Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet

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Playing SetŪ to Discover Qualitative Data Analysis
Jean N. Scandlyn
University of Colorado Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
Sarah Hautzinger
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 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

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

26th Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 6, 2013)

Journal of Peacebuilding and Development - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 8, 2013)

The ATLAS.ti IIQM Dissertation Awards - Call for Applications (Deadline: November 28, 2013)

5th Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines Conference (CADAAD) - Call for Papers and Panels (Deadline: December 1, 2013)

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

Left Coast Press, Inc. "Practicing Oral History" Book Series - Call for Manuscripts and Inquiries (Deadline: Open)

Urban Education Studies 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

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, QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II, and QRGP 6310: Autoethnography. 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 Pete Cormier and by Julie Dell-Jones, Andrea Lypka, and Lillien Tunceren.

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Qualitative Research Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Sociology (Gulf University for Science and Technology)

103278, Research Associate (A&P) (The University of Texas at Dallas)

Institutional Research Analyst (Community College System of New Hampshire)

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (University of Massachusetts - Boston)

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Educational Innovation and Research (UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy)

Qualitative Health Researcher (University of Edinburgh)

Qualitative Project Director (Creative Group)

Research Analyst - Qualitative (Realco)

Research Associate (Harvard University)

Research Data Analyst - School of Social Work (A1300449) (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Senior Market Research Director - Qualitative (GfK)

Senior Qualitative Market Researcher (ZS Associates)

Senior XD Researcher (Intuit)

Teacher Education, Assistant Professor (University of Nevada Las Vegas)

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