November is Academic Writing Month: What are you going to work on? This past week I’ve been participating in a 14-Day Writing Challenge with the National Center for Faulty Development and Diversity. The idea here is to log in every day, set a timer, and start writing. Participants are encouraged to read others’ comments and … Continue reading Academic writing month starts tomorrow!
Archival collections are typically considered the preserve of historians. Yet, qualitative researchers can make use of archival collections to supplement ongoing research, explore methodological issues, or conduct a secondary analysis of archived data sets. But how might one go about entering the archives? This question is addressed by the book: The Archive Project: Archival Research … Continue reading Guidance for doing archival research
It seems that there are always new tools for researchers to explore. Here are a few that I've looked at lately. What have you observed? What are new digital tools that you have come across that are helpful in your research? Please share these in the comment box below! Tool Service Deep Dyve This … Continue reading More digital tools for researchers
Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve’s book, Crook County: Racism and injustice in America’s largest criminal court, examines the work of the justice system as carried out in the largest criminal court in the US, Chicago-Cook County. In five devastating chapters, the author provides story after story as evidence supporting the key idea in the book: the justice … Continue reading Examining the criminal justice system using qualitative methods
For those scholars in education, please consider nominating recently published books on qualitative research to the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Qualitative Research Special Interest Group's 2020 Oustanding Qualitative Research Book award. The Qualitative Research SIG invites nominations for the Outstanding Book Award for significant contributions to methodology of qualitative educational research. The Qualitative Research … Continue reading Call for nominations: AERA 2020 Outstanding Qualitative Research Book Award