The Qualitative Report
A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 19(46) - November 17, 2014

Published by Nova Southeastern University

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TQR Volume 19 Article 91

TQR Volume 19 Article 92

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Transition Experiences out of Intercollegiate Athletics: A Meta-Synthesis
Rhema D. Fuller
Alfred State College, Alfred, New York, USA

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"I'd Rather Dance Outside": A Phenomenological Examination of Youth Experiences in Outdoor, Noncompetitive Physical Activity
Richard W. Christiana
Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA
Marsha Davis and Melissa Freeman
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA


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Jane Boutell at Digsite: "Is Online or In-Person the Best Qualitative Research Method?"

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Fiction Strengthens Research: A Review of Patricia Leavy's Fiction as Research Practice: Short Stories, Novellas, and Novels
Richard H. Rogers
Matt Arthur Elementary School, Kathleen, Georgia, USA

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TQR 2015 Conference

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

Merlien Institute 2015 Market Research in the Mobile World (Multiple Sites) - Call for Papers (Deadline: See information for each site's deadline)

27th Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA) - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 19, 2014)

17th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference (Chicago, Illinois USA): "The World(s) of Ethnography: Critical Perspectives and Social Justice" - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: November 23, 2014)

Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology (SQIP) Annual Conference (New York, New York, USA) - Call for Proposals (Deadline: November 30, 2014)

2015 American Education Research Association Division D Significant Contribution to Educational Measurement and Research Methodology Award: Qualitative Research Methods - Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 30, 2014)

Market Research in the Mobile World North America 2015 (New York, New York, USA) - Call for Papers (Deadline: December 1, 2014)

Qualitative Methods Conference: "Qualitative Methods: Better Bounded or Boundless?" (Melbourne, Australia) - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 3, 2014)

American Psychological Association: 2015 Division 5 Awards - Call for Nominations (Deadline: December 5, 2014)

Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2015): "Constructing a New Critical Qualitative Inquiry" (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA) - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 15, 2015)

The Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Research Special Track: "Digital Tools in Qualitative Research" (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA) - Call for Proposals (Deadline: December 15, 2015)

British Sociological Association / BBC Ethnography Prize - Call for Nominations (Deadline: December 31, 2014)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Nominations (Deadline: January 15, 2015)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Annual Illinois Qualitative Dissertation Award - Call for Nominations (Deadline: January 16, 2015)

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity! (Waikiki, Hawaii): First Announcement (Event: May 18 & 19, 2015)

University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies' Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research Study: "Published: A Grounded Theory of the Nature of Successful Peer-Reviewed Publication for Mid-Career Scholar" - Call for Research Participants (Deadline: Open)

Palgrave Studies In Play, Performance, Learning, and Development - Call for Proposals (Deadline: Open)

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

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

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Online Graduate QR Certificate

TQR2015 - Sixth Annual Conference - Jan. 8-10, 2015

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Winter 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 6301 Qualitative Data Collection, QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II, and ?QRGP 6310 Autoethnography. Classes begin January 5, 2015.

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The TQR2015 Home Page is now open! The theme for our sixth annual conference is "Transforming Qualitative Research." 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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