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Volume 18(44) - November 4, 2013

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TQR Volume 18 Article 87

TQR Volume 18 Article 88

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Spirituality in the Last Days of Life in Persons Born in Japan
Gloria Duke
The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, USA

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2010 British General Election Leader Evaluations: Replicating Electoral Focus Group Research
Kristi Winters
GESIS Leibniz Institutes for the Social Sciences, Köln, Germany
Edzia Carvalho
University of Dundee, United Kingdom

Qualitative Research News and Notes

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Carwil without Borders Blog: "Political Ethnography: Should We Be Looking for a 'Complex Mess' or Crystallizing Order?"

Ethnography Matters: "Genes, Fruit Flies and the Ramones with Julia Serano"

Webnographer Blog: "23 Remote Usability Methods"

CUL Music Informatics Research Group: "Spot the Odd Song Out Collects Music Similarity Data"

The Policy and Internet Blog: "Can Text Mining Help Handle the Data Deluge in Public Policy Analysis?"

Emerging Spaces: "When Quantity Is Less than Enough"

Commerce lab: "The Mark We Leave on Data, and the Mark It Leaves on Us"

[AOS] Art Is an Open Source: "Near Future Design: The Perception of a 'New Possible' and a New Role for Design"

Strangers on the Shore Blog: "What We Can Learn from Carl Rogers Annoying Someone in the 1960s"

Anthroplogy Attacks! Blog: "Fieldwork in the Cloud: Training in Ethnographic Fieldwork with Global Technologies"

UX Booth: "Five Tips for Conducting Scientific Research in the UX World"

NewQualitativeResearch Blog: "Mobile Agnostic Qual Research or Response Research"

InSites Consulting: "Diving beneath the Surface: The Psychology of Online Qualitative Research"

MRS Evidence Matters: "Social Strikes Back"

MIT Center for Civic Media Blog: "The Case for Using Qualitative Methods (and History) to Study Crowdfunding"

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TQR Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet

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Exploring Education Students’ Reflexivity through the Arts and Sharing My “Bricolage” Dilemmas
Janet C. Richards
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

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

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

Narrative Matters 2014: "Narrative Knowing / Récit et Savoir" - Call for Papers or Panels (Deadline: November 15, 2013)

QRCA and AQR 2014 Worldwide Conference on Qualitative Research: "River Deep - Mountain High 'Exploring the Depths & Challenges of Qualitative Research in a Changing World'" - Call for Submissions (Deadline: November 18, 2013)

American Education Research Association Division D 2014 Early Career Award in Qualitative Research Methodology - Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 29, 2013)

Forthcoming Edited Book Modern Societal Impacts of the Model Minority Stereotype - Call for Chapter Proposals (Deadline: November 30, 2013)

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

Qualitative Psychology: Critical and Post-Structural Possibilities Pre-Conference and Special Interest Group at the 10th International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: December 1, 2013)

Arts-Based Research: An Interdisciplinary Dialog Special Interest Group at the 10th International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: December 1, 2013)

30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity - Call for Proposals (Opens: January 31, 2014)

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

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

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

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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, 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.

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