We mostly think of interviews as question-answer sequences. Because of the ubiquity of “interviews” in contemporary society —job interviews, clinical interviews, research interviews, journalistic interviews, and more —we tend to take what an interview is at face value. Sometimes, however, interviews are not really interviews at all. Such is the case of what was known … Continue reading Examining Interviews in Cinematic Society
Category: Just for fun
Happy New Year: 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!
Gifts to yourself
Since it’s holiday season, rather than suggest gifts for the qualitative researchers in your life, here are 10 ideas for a gift for yourself (and of course, involving your friends and family will make things all the more fun)… Walk in the forest A Japanese term, “shinrin-yoku,” which means “forest-bathing” has recently found its way … Continue reading Gifts to yourself
Qualitative research as a gift
We are entering the holiday season, which for some is also the season of gift-giving. Have you thought about giving your skills as a qualitative researcher? Interviewing others, observing, reviewing documents, taking photos and videos, and reviewing literature, analyzing data, and writing are all skills that can be used in ways to give to others. … Continue reading Qualitative research as a gift
2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Qualitative Researchers
The holidays are rapidly approaching! And for those qualitative researchers everywhere who have been so busy planning for a qualitative study, or generating, gathering, and analyzing data and writing up findings – I’ve prepared a holiday gift guide just in case you have not had time to think about that yet… Enjoy! As always, more … Continue reading 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Qualitative Researchers
10 Suggestions for Summer-time things to do in qualitative inquiry
For those in the northern hemisphere it is summer time, and some qualitative researchers have extra time to do things that are difficult to squeeze into a regular semester. Here are suggestions for 10 fun things to do... Visit an archives to look at the documentation left by other researchers I recently spent some time … Continue reading 10 Suggestions for Summer-time things to do in qualitative inquiry
2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Qualitative Researchers
It is that season of the year when you may be thinking about gifts for your nearest and dearest qualitative researchers. Here are some ideas for gift-giving. And please share your ideas in the comment box below. Getting organized For the qualitative researcher who relies on digital tools, some organizational help for all those cords … Continue reading 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Qualitative Researchers