Celebrating award-winning doctoral research

For the final blogpost for 2020, I would like to celebrate the work of Dr. Maureen Flint. The American Education Research Association's Qualitative Research SIG recently released a podcast episode of Qualitative Conversations in which Dr. Jennifer Wolgemuth (University of South Florida), who is chair of the QR SIG's Outstanding Dissertation Award committee, interviewed Dr. Maureen Flint, … Continue reading Celebrating award-winning doctoral research

Call for abstracts: Autoethnography

Book 1: Autoethnographies of Doctoral Students in the United StatesBook 2: Autoethnographies of International Doctoral Students in the United StatesEditors:Luis Javier Pentón Herrera, Ethan Tính Trịnh, and Bedrettin Yazan – Book 1Ethan Tính Trịnh, Luis Javier Pentón Herrera, and Bedrettin Yazan – Book 2Note: These edited volumes are under contract with Brill|SenseThese edited books are … Continue reading Call for abstracts: Autoethnography

Call for abstracts: ICQI 2021

17th International Congress of Qualitative InquiryWhen: 19-22 May 2021Theme: Collaborative Futures in Qualitative Inquiry The Organizing Committee of ICQI 2021 has been carefully evaluating how COVID-19 may impact the 2021 Congress meetings, including various forms of engagement (sessions, workshops, publisher exhibits, etc.) and delivery (face-to-face, hybrid, virtual). After much consideration, we are pleased to announced that … Continue reading Call for abstracts: ICQI 2021

Reflective journals in qualitative inquiry

This week's guest blogger is Kyu Ha Choi, who is a Ph.D. candidate in the Sport Management and Policy program in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA. His research focuses on sport event management with emphasis on the development of sport along with qualitative research methods. Screencast on reflective … Continue reading Reflective journals in qualitative inquiry

Wayward lives, beautiful experiments

One of the challenges for researchers working with archival records is how to report research findings while acknowledging that records are always incomplete and fragmentary. Even today, when we have access to digitized documents, born-digital records and warehouses all over the world providing cloud storage space, only a small fraction of materials are preserved for … Continue reading Wayward lives, beautiful experiments

Learning how to read as a doctoral student

For new doctoral students, learning about new theories and concepts can present a challenge. However, take heart! There are lots of resources that can assist with grasping new ideas and concepts, and theoretical approaches. Today, let's look at some strategies to make sense of new material. In the mid-90s when I was a doctoral student … Continue reading Learning how to read as a doctoral student

Academic Writing Month: What are you working on?

Another November is upon us, which means that it is Academic Writing Month, or AcWriMo! Check out what others are doing on Twitter (#AcWri) and Facebook. Academic writing month was started in 2011 by Charlotte Frost (founder of Phd2Published). Frost devised six relaxed rules that are helpful to review for anyone who has not yet … Continue reading Academic Writing Month: What are you working on?

Free resources on qualitative research and mixed methods

There are lots of excellent resources pertaining to qualitative research and mixed methods research that you can access online. Let's look at some of these resources. QSR International QSR International, the developers of the Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS), NVivo, hosts a podcast series, Between the Data Recent episodes include Hybrid mixed methods designs, Qualitative … Continue reading Free resources on qualitative research and mixed methods

The lost education of Horace Tate

Educational historian Vanessa Siddle Walker's (2018) book The lost education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the hidden heroes who fought for justice in schools, details Horace Tate's contribution to the fight for educational opportunities for black children in the Southern United States. Horace Tate (1922-2002) served for 16 years in the Georgia State Senate, and his … Continue reading The lost education of Horace Tate

Work-based learning in the National Health Service

Peggy Warren's (2019) book, Black women's narratives of NHS work-based learning: An ethnodrama, centers the voices of Black British and Black Caribbean women who engaged in educational and professional development in the National Health Service (NHS) in Britain. The sub-title, "The difference between rhetoric and lived experience" provides the key to understanding the book's message … Continue reading Work-based learning in the National Health Service