Exploring Possibilities and Realities: JanJanCoule, the Be-coming Qualitative Research Methodologist

Join the UGA Qualitative Research Program for the UGA QUAL Lab Speaker Series Monday, January 23rd 12PM – 1PM ESTZoom link registration: https://bit.ly/UGAQL02 Presented by: Dr. Janice B Fournillier, Georgia State University In this talk, I take on the role of Griot, a West African traditional personality.  I adopt this stance because it resonates with my … Continue reading Exploring Possibilities and Realities: JanJanCoule, the Be-coming Qualitative Research Methodologist

Qualitative Research Design

Uwe Flick (Freie Universität, Berlin) completes his set of handbooks on qualitative research this year with the publication of the two-volume set, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Design (Flick, 2022a, 2022b). At over 1,200 pages, this volume is much larger than either of the two prior handbooks on qualitative data collection (Flick, 2018) and … Continue reading Qualitative Research Design

Engaging Patients in Patient Education Research: A Short Review of Qualitative Approaches

This week’s blog post is from Dr. Sean Halpin, who is a Senior Research Associate with Evidera, a component of Pharmaceutical Product Development, on the Patient-Centered Research team. Dr. Halpin has over a decade of experience leading socio-behavioral studies across a wide range of chronic and infectious disease areas and has published numerous journal articles … Continue reading Engaging Patients in Patient Education Research: A Short Review of Qualitative Approaches

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

Examining the transition from “womb to world”

In his book, Phenomenology of the new born: Life from womb to world, Michael van Manen (2019) guides readers through an exploration of the experiences of newborn infants in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). As a specialist in neonatal-perinatal medicine in Canada, van Manen brings together in this book the skills and knowledge of … Continue reading Examining the transition from “womb to world”

ICQI 2020 Dissertation Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the ICQI 2020 Outstanding Dissertation Awards Traditional Na Ri Shin. Contesting sustainable community development through the Olympic Games in the era of globalization: The case of Daegwallyeong-myeon, host community of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. Experimental Maureen Flint. Methodological Orientations: College Student Navigations of Race and Place in Higher Education. Traditional … Continue reading ICQI 2020 Dissertation Awards

Personal narratives and performance pedagogy

Performance ethnography has been practiced and discussed by scholars who use a variety of ethnographic approaches to research, spanning ethnography, critical ethnography, and autoethnography (Denzin, 2018; Madison, 2005, 2008; Spry, 2016). In performance ethnographies, data from research studies are transformed into performances. Joni Jones (2002) outlines 6 principles underlying her approach to this work. These … Continue reading Personal narratives and performance pedagogy

Towards racial equity in education

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

Examining the criminal justice system using qualitative methods

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

Recently published qualitative research studies

It’s hard to keep up with recently published qualitative studies, but here are two studies that examine media that you might want to look at, namely Tar wars: Oil, environment and Alberta's image by Geo Takach, and Ken Howley's Drones: Media discourse and the public imagination. Some of you may have had the good fortune to … Continue reading Recently published qualitative research studies