“Theory” and “grounded theory”

Conducting a “true” grounded theory (if there such a thing) in which the researcher develops a “grounded theory” about a topic is very challenging. As originally construed by Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss (1967), a grounded theory study attends to theoretical sampling, along with simultaneous data collection and analysis. Studies often involve larger numbers of … Continue reading “Theory” and “grounded theory”

Thinking Qualitative Conference

The University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), in agreement with the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM),  is pleased to present the re-imagined 20th Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference (TQ). TQ will be held world–wide July 5-9, 2021.   This year, IIQM’s Qualitative Methods Conference has been combined with TQ. The program includes all of the usual features of TQ plus opportunities to present oral papers.  The conference … Continue reading Thinking Qualitative Conference

Call for abstracts: Cultural Studies↔Critical Methodologies

 Special Issue - Insurrection at the U.S. Capitol: Intersectional Analyses of Popular Culture (Re)presentations of the Election and Subsequent Coup AttemptSpecial Issue Editors:Erica B. Edwards, Wayne State UniversityJennifer Esposito, Georgia State UniversityOn January 6, 2021, much of the world watched in horror as Trump supporters, fueled by his continued false and divisive rhetoric, stormed the … Continue reading Call for abstracts: Cultural Studies↔Critical Methodologies

Call for Papers: Thresholds in Education Special Issue

Topic: Special Education: Inclusive Pedagogy & Online Learning in the Era of the “New Normal" Thresholds in Education (originally Thresholds in Secondary Education) was first published in 1975 by faculty members at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Their intention was to “explore fresh ideas and viewpoints that may become the pathways to the future,” and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Thresholds in Education Special Issue