Drawing on popular culture to teach qualitative research methods

As we end another year and prepare for a new one, many people will likely be revising their course syllabi for teaching qualitative research methods in 2022. If you need a bit of inspiration, here are some ideas from a range of scholars on how to incorporate popular media in teaching qualitative research. Enjoy! Comics … Continue reading Drawing on popular culture to teach qualitative research methods

Poetic inquiry

This week's post and screencast is authored by Ayça Fackler. Ayça Fackler is a Ph.D. candidate in Science Education in the Mary Frances Early College of Education at the University of Georgia, expecting to graduate in 2022. Her research interests include scientific models and modeling, multimodality, emergent bi/multilingual learners in science education, and history and philosophy … Continue reading Poetic inquiry

Call for submissions: Journal of Higher Education in Prison

 "Pedagogies Under Constraint: The Practices of Teaching and Learning in Prison Higher Education"There is no shortage of writing describing the transformative impacts of postsecondary prison-based teaching and learning. Indeed, one need not look far to encounter a collection of transformation-oriented claims about teaching and learning in prison. Higher education in prison is described as liberatory … Continue reading Call for submissions: Journal of Higher Education in Prison

Call for papers: Writing off the beaten track: On making and breaking genre conventions

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1st February 2022 We hereby call for creative and critical contributions to the forthcoming special issue of Qualitative Studies. The special issue will focus on the epistemic and methodological promises, benefits and potential pitfalls of experimenting with or expanding genre conventions in qualitative research.  Recently, the need for multiplicity in writing has … Continue reading Call for papers: Writing off the beaten track: On making and breaking genre conventions

Call for manuscripts: Journal of Research Initiatives

Special Partnership with the Literacy Research Association Ethnicity, Race, and Multilingualism Committee (ERM) Focus on Mentoring in PublishingSpecial EditionCommunity Engagement in Education Research in Communities of ColorEditor-in-Chief: Linda Wilson-JonesGuest Editors: Tiffany A. Flowers and Dorian Harrison The guest editors of this special theme issue of the Journal of Research Initiatives invite new submissions. Our goal … Continue reading Call for manuscripts: Journal of Research Initiatives

2022 International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative

Registration for the 2022 International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative is now live! The conference will occur via Zoom on January 3-5, 2022. Eastern Standard Time (EST) will be used for all conference activities. On January 4-5, there will be dozens of sessions featuring more than 150 individual submissions. Kitrina Douglas and David Carless will … Continue reading 2022 International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative

Call for papers: Journal of Educational Controversy

Controversy Addressed:As the nation begins to reckon with its racial past, it is now experiencing a backlash by some states implementing laws and policies that will target how civics education, controversial topics, and divisive issues will be discussed from kindergarten through higher education.  From restrictions on the teaching of academic theories that analyze systemic racism … Continue reading Call for papers: Journal of Educational Controversy

Free webinars on writing and publishing

NVivo & Citavi are hosting a number of webinars on writing and publishing your research. Publish and Persevere: Writing and Representing Qualitative Research: Maria K. E. Lahman  November 10, 2021  -  12 PM EST | 5 PM GMT Completing a Service-Oriented Dissertation or Thesis: Key Considerations for Success: Tamara M. Walser & Michael S. Trevisant … Continue reading Free webinars on writing and publishing

UGA Qualitative Research Program Open House

The Qualitative Research Program at the University of Georgia is hosting a virtual open house on November 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM EST. Faculty members will talk about the Ph.D. in Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methodologies and the online and on-campus Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Certificate programs. To RSVP, click HERE qualitative-inquirers-2-1Download

Academic writing month

November is Academic Writing Month, which now exists in several different forms, including: National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo, involves pledging to write 50,000 words in 30 days.   NaPoWriMo ("30 poems in 30 days") AcWritMo (hashtag #acwrimo), an informal network of academic writers. And if those alternatives don't appeal to you, Helen Sword is inviting writers to join … Continue reading Academic writing month