For those interested in learning more about qualitative research

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

Academic writing month starts tomorrow!

November is Academic Writing Month: What are you going to work on? This past week I’ve been participating in a 14-Day Writing Challenge with the National Center for Faulty Development and Diversity. The idea here is to log in every day, set a timer, and start writing. Participants are encouraged to read others’ comments and … Continue reading Academic writing month starts tomorrow!

Guidance for doing archival research

Archival collections are typically considered the preserve of historians. Yet, qualitative researchers can make use of archival collections to supplement ongoing research, explore methodological issues, or conduct a secondary analysis of archived data sets. But how might one go about entering the archives?  This question is addressed by the book: The Archive Project: Archival Research … Continue reading Guidance for doing archival research

Call for papers: Southeast Philosophy of Education Society

The Southeast Philosophy of Education Society (SEPES) invites you to submit proposals for our 72nd Annual Meeting. This meeting will be held on February 21-22, 2020 in Athens, GA. SEPES has a tradition of providing a friendly forum for dialogue and the exchange of philosophical ideas related to a broad variety of educational topics. We welcome presentations from graduate … Continue reading Call for papers: Southeast Philosophy of Education Society

Research grant for early career scholars

QSR International (the developers of NVivo) and the International Institute of Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) are offering a research grant of US$25,000 over two years. To be eligible to apply you: *       must have been awarded your PhD in 2011 or later; *       must have an academic appointment at an institution of higher education; *       must … Continue reading Research grant for early career scholars

Using archival data to explore methodological issues

Qualitative researchers typically generate and collect new data sets to explore their research questions. Methodologists, in contrast, quite often conduct a secondary analysis of their own data sets to examine methodological issues that have emerged during their research studies. As well as using their own data sets to examine research methods, qualitative researchers can also … Continue reading Using archival data to explore methodological issues

Archiving qualitative data

There has been a good deal of debate about the merits of archiving qualitative data from social sciences projects (Camfield & Palmer-Jones, 2013; Corti, 2000; Corti, Witzel, & Bishop, 2005; Hammersley, 1997; Kuula, 2010/2011; Mauthner, Parry, & Backett-Milburn, 1998; Moore, 2007; Schubotz, Melaugh, & McLoughlin, 2011; van den Berg, 2008). While some argue (e.g., Chauvette, … Continue reading Archiving qualitative data

Call for abstracts: 4th World Conference on Qualitative Research

The Organizing Committee invites the community to submit abstracts to the 4th World Conference on Qualitative Research, to be held in Porto (Portugal), 16th to 18th October 2019. Authors may submit proposals for presentation of Abstracts which address the objectives and themes of the Conference, including original scientific works addressing the state-of-the-art research and new … Continue reading Call for abstracts: 4th World Conference on Qualitative Research

Calls for Papers

There is still time to respond to these calls for papers... Journal articles Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management Using qualitative methods to respond to the changing nature of work Learning Landscapes The role of performances in educational practices Qualitative Market Research Researching family life and consumption: Epistemological challenges and advances Conference presentations The Qualitative … Continue reading Calls for Papers

Tips on getting started with analyzing qualitative data

Analyzing qualitative data for the first time can entail a good deal of confusion among novice researchers. Mystification about how to being analyzing data can be heightened when reading published presentations of research in which descriptions of what authors actually did with their data in order to produce “findings” are both limited and opaque. One … Continue reading Tips on getting started with analyzing qualitative data