For those of you teach online, you know that it takes a good deal of work to create engaging screencasts that your students will enjoy watching. Creating a screencast is an assignment that I set for students in one of the courses I teach. I am always amazed by the creativity displayed in these screencasts. … Continue reading Using screencasts to engage students of qualitative research
Since January 7 marked Zora Neale Hurston’s (1891-1960) birthday, this blog looks at one of her books. Hurston’s book, Barracoon: The story of the last "Black Cargo", tells the oral history of Cudjo Lewis as she recorded it in 1927. Zora Neale Hurston was a talented anthropologist, ethnographer, folklorist, filmmaker and novelist. Her first interview … Continue reading Celebrating Zora Neale Hurston’s birthday
There is still time to submit an abstract to present a poster, paper or panel at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in May 2019. Submissions for posters, papers, and panel sessions for the 16th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2020) will be accepted until 15 January 2020. You may … Continue reading Last call for proposals: ICQI 2020
As you already know, technically, the new decade does not begin until January 1, 2021. It’s still hard for me to believe that almost 20 years of the new millennium has passed! I wanted to take one last look at 2019 before getting started with new projects for the year. Here are some things that … Continue reading Happy New Year: 2020!
Narrative and Social and Personal Transformation Stories are not static. A story is told - in a novel, a movie, a speech, or a conversation - and in the telling, and hearing, things happen. In some way, great or small and for better or worse, moods change, minds change, lives change. Narratives possess power to … Continue reading 10th Narrative Matters Conference – Atlanta, USA – May 11-14, 2020
SAGE Open is calling for submissions to a special collection on Organizational Cybersecurity. See the full call HERE for details. The collection welcomes papers from human, technical, and process perspectives; with any theoretical lens; and applying any methodological approach.
The 7th Annual Conference of the Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology will be held at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA on June 7th – 9th, 2020. The CFP, along with more information about the event, can be found on our website at http://sqip.org/sqip-2020-annual-conference/ The deadline to submit proposals is January 31st, 2020. SQIP is … Continue reading Call for proposals: 7th Annual Conference of the Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology
Vajra Watson’s (2018) book, Transformative schooling: Towards racial equity in education chronicles the work of the Office of African American Male Achievement (AAMA), a unit established in the Oakland Unified School District in California in 2010. Watson, a white woman, was invited to evaluate the work of the office of AAMA, and spent five years … Continue reading Towards racial equity in education
Much has been written in recent years concerning “evidence” and how researchers generate and use it in the social sciences – including numerous articles on “data” (Flick, 2018), the politics of evidence, and “evidence-based” research. In his book Evidence, sociologist Howard S. Becker (2017) pursues a problem that he first observed when he began his … Continue reading Evidence and research in the social sciences
Applications to the following programs at the University of Georgia for Fall 2020 are now open: Online Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Certificate program The Phd in Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methodologies For a short screencast on the programs, click HERE. Applications for the PhD program are due by January 1, 2020. Applications for the Online IQS … Continue reading For those interested in learning more about qualitative research