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A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 20(5.3) - May 18, 2015

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Juxtaposition: The Coexistence of Traditional Navajo and Standards Based Curricula
Daniel R. Conn
Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, USA

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Four Diverse Educators Chronicle Challenges in a Christian-Centered Society
Susan V. Bennett
University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, USA
AnnMarie Alberton Gunn
University of South Florida-St Petersburg, St Petersburg, Florida, USA
Mary Lou Morton
Walden University, Banning, California, USA


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Patricia Leavy to Receive the 2015 Special Career Award at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Conference

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EPIC Blog: "Digital Favelas: What Cities of Tomorrow Can Learn from the Slums of Today"

Kaleidoscope: "Understanding Ethnography vs. Ethnographic and Observational Methods"

putting people first: "The Thirteen Ps of Big Data"

Sam Ladner's Technology, Society, Change: "Design Researchers Must Think Fast and Slow"

GreenBook Blog: "How Brands Really Grow 2: People Change Their Minds"

GreenBook Blog: "Let's Not Dismiss Mobile or Digital In-Store Just Yet…"

QUIRK'S: "BBC's The Fall: What Researchers Can Learn from a Psychological Thriller"

Information Is Beautiful Blog: "What Makes a Good Visualization"

Global Career Compass: "What Does Research Have to Do with Building Careers in International Education?"

The NVIVO Blog: "Let Nothing Fall through the Cracks - 9 Compelling Reasons to Annotate Your Text in NVivo for Mac"

QUIRK'S: "Why Companies Don't Invest in Research"

MAXQDA Blog: "15 Visualisations and Export Options You Can Use to Present Your Findings"

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Paradoxes, Dyads, and Tensions in Business: A Book Review of Advancing Ethnography in Corporate Environments: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities
Bruce Lilyea
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

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

Fourth International Contemporary Ethnography Across the Disciplines (CEAD) 2016: "Ethnographic Imaginings: Place, Space, and Time" - Call for Papers (Deadline: TBA)

Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management Special Issue: "Management, Accounting and Sustainable Transformation" - Call for Papers (Deadline: May 30, 2015)

Discover Society Special Issue: "The Politics of Data (Science)" - Call for Papers (Deadline: June 15, 2015)

Critical Questions in Education 3rd Annual Special Theme Issue: "Critical Inquiry for the Social Good: Methodological Work as a Means For Truth-Telling in Education" - Call for Paper Proposals (Deadline: June 15, 2015)

21st Qualitative Health Research Conference (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: June 23, 2015)

LEARNing Landscapes Special Issue: "Professional Development in Education: Pushing the Boundaries of Possibility" - Call for Submissions (Deadline: August 1, 2015)

2015 Oral History Association Annual Conference (Tamps, Florida, USA): "Stories of Social Change and Social Justice" - Call for Posters (Deadline: August 15, 2015)

Qualitative Social Work Special Issue: "Narrative Approaches to the Study and Practice of Social Work" - Call for Papers (Deadline: September 1, 2015)

Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations CRCP2016 - 3rd Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology (Nassau, Bahamas): "Promoting Caribbean Health with Multiculuralism and Multilingualism: Challenges and Opportunities" - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: September 15, 2015)

The Society for Humanistic Anthropology 2015 Annual Ethnographic Poetry Competition - Call for Poems (Deadline: September 15, 2015)

Critical Studies <=> Critical Methodologies Special Issue: "Higher Education in Neoliberal Times" - Call for Manuscript Proposals (Deadline: January 1, 2016)

Sport Management Review Special Issue: "Contemporary Qualitative Research Methods in Sport Management" - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 1, 2016)

LEARNing Landscapes Special Issue: "Artful Inquiry: Transforming Understanding Through Creative Engagement" - Call for Submissions (Deadline: February 1, 2016)

Art/Research International: A Transdisciplinary Journal - Call for Submissions and Reviewers (Deadline: Open)

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

Qualitative Inquiry 20th Anniversary - Call for Papers (Deadline: TBD)

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

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TQR2016 - Seventh Annual Conference - Jan. 14-16, 2016

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Fall 2015 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, QRGP 6302 Qualitative Data Analysis I, and QRGP 6309 Arts-Based Qualitative Research. Classes begin August 24, 2015.

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The TQR2016 Home Page is now open. The theme for our seventh annual conference is "The Futures of Qualitative Inquiries." The three-day event will feature multiple plenary addresses, in-depth workshops, panels, and paper presentations. The call for regular submissions is now closed, but we will consider late submissions on a case-by-case basis through our submission portal. For more information please visit our conference web site.

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