Grants for students: #ResearchforChange

The Qualitative Data Analysis software company that makes MAXQDA is offering three students/PhD candidates the $1,600 USD #ResearchforChange Grant to support their fieldwork  on sustainability and sustainable development research projects. The deadline to apply is May 27th, 2020 and further information on how to apply can be found at For more information see Grants-Flyer … Continue reading Grants for students: #ResearchforChange

Digital Archiving of Qualitative Research Projects

Recently, Dr. Sebastian Karcher, Associate Director of the Qualitative Data Repository at Syracuse University, visited with my class and me at the University of Georgia via an online meeting room to talk about digital archiving and sharing of qualitative research projects. Although I've been reading about this for some time, his presentation reminded me of … Continue reading Digital Archiving of Qualitative Research Projects

Tips for teaching online

Do you suddenly find yourself teaching online due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Do you need some support? Some ideas?  For teachers who suddenly find themselves having to teach online, Dr. Anna Cohen Miller who works at the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education in the Republic of Kazakhstan has compiled some excellent tips and strategies. … Continue reading Tips for teaching online

Project Muse providing free content during COVID-19 health crisis

In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on our platform. With many higher education institutions moving into an exclusively online learning environment for the foreseeable future, Project MUSE hopes that easy … Continue reading Project Muse providing free content during COVID-19 health crisis

Call for Proposals: International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative

When: January 1-4, 2021 Where: Dolphin Beach Resort, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA The Dolphin Beach Resort has hosted four conferences since 1990 foregrounding autoethnographic and narrative scholarship. In 2021, the Resort will be the host location for a fifth conference, the International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative (ISAN). ISAN seeks to provide scholars and … Continue reading Call for Proposals: International Symposium on Autoethnography and Narrative

Danger! Danger! Publishing perils!

Most readers will be familiar with predatory journals and avoid publishing in these. Recently I learned about “hijacked journals” – another peril facing those who hope to publish. Here, a fake website emulates a legitimate journal, taking on the same or similar to the legitimate journals in order to take in manuscripts to be published … Continue reading Danger! Danger! Publishing perils!

Opportunities for arts-based researchers

It takes a lot of work to keep a journal running. The journal Art/Research International: A Transdisciplinary is taking a break from accepting submissions, and has called for volunteers to support the journal with a variety of activities. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn, grow and support arts-based research. For more details, see the … Continue reading Opportunities for arts-based researchers

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

Opportunities to learn about photovoice

Below, you'll find some information concerning a conference and workshop, and online courses on photovoice. Conference and workshop on Photovoice Where: Ball State University, Indiana  When: Workshop: June 4-5 and Conference: June 6, 2020.  The purpose of this conference is to bring together scholars currently engaged in better understanding and using the photovoice methodology to … Continue reading Opportunities to learn about photovoice

Call for proposals: History of Education Society 2020

2020 Annual Meeting Where: Baltimore, Maryland When: November 5-8, 2020 CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Program Committee for the 2020 Annual Meeting of the History of Education Society invites proposals on all topics related to the history of education, in any period or nation, and especially proposals that cross cultures, periods, or national boundaries. The 2020 … Continue reading Call for proposals: History of Education Society 2020