The QR SIG Mentoring Committee is again offering the opportunity for its members to receive one-to-one guidance from established qualitative scholars as well as emerging scholars. The “Office Hours” program invites prospective mentees to sign up and meet with a mentor at the AERA meeting, during which time they can ask the mentor's advice about issues of methodology, theory, and/or negotiating the academy as a qualitative and/or post qualitative researcher.
The scholars listed below volunteered to host Office Hours at this year's AERA. These scholars are looking forward to meeting with you for 20-30 minutes to discuss issues pertaining to qualitative research and the academy.
Eric Archer, Western Michigan University
Lucy Bailey, Oklahoma State University
Kakali Bhattacharya, Kansas State University
Sarah Bridges-Rhoads, Georgia State University
Rebecca Christ, University of Missouri
Dana Christman, New Mexico State University
Melissa Freeman, University of Georgia
Kelly Guyotte, University of Alabama
Jori Hall, University of Georgia
Gabriel Huddleston, Texas Christian University
Valerie J. Janesick, University of South Florida
Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Arizona State University
Candace Kuby, University of Missouri
Aaron Kuntz, University of Alabama
Ellyn Lyle, Yorkville University
Petra Munro Hendry, Louisiana State University
Anthony Onwuegbuzie, Sam Houston State University
Kathy Roulston, University of Georgia
Jim Scheurich, Indiana University - Indianapolis
Richard Siegesmund, Northern Illinois University
Jeanine Staples, Pennsylvania State University
Marek Tesar, The University of Auckland
Jasmine Ulmer, Wayne State University
Mark Vagle, University of Minnesota
Jon M. Wargo, Boston College
Jennifer Wolgemuth, University of South Florida
Anyone is welcome to sign up, but space is limited and assignments will be made in the order requests are received. If you are interested, please send an email to Amanda Armstrong at email@example.com by Wednesday 28 February 2018. Please indicate which scholar(s) you would most like to meet and if you have any specific topics you would like to discuss with them. If you are unfamiliar with a scholar on the list, we encourage you to take this opportunity to look up their names and get familiar with how they conceptualize and enact qualitative and/or post qualitative research.
Once the scholar's hours are full, we will send an email connecting you and the scholar so that you can determine a time to meet that works with your AERA schedules.
We hope you take advantage of this opportunity -- the scholars are eager to meet and talk about qualitative research
TQR 10th Annual Conference
“Teaching and Learning Qualitative Research”
January 16-18, 2019
Anyone who has ever taught someone how to do qualitative research knows the challenges and joys in helping somebody to not only understand and appreciate these approaches to rigorous inquiry, but also to perform and critique the skills necessary to produce works of quality and distinction. The lessons we learn when we endeavor to teach are reflective gifts we need to share so others striving to instruct and to study qualitative research can benefit from our practice-based wisdom.
As students of qualitative research, we too gain valuable insights when we take a class, perform an exercise, and receive feedback. Be it the lessons we all learn conducting our first significant qualitative inquiry, comprehending a qualitative methodology we have never encountered, or discovering something new in our final day in the field, these first-hand experiences deserve to be heard and their teachings savored.
As qualitative researchers, we also learn something new every time we conceptualize a study, conduct an inquiry, and report our findings. As reviewers and authors, we likewise learn together as we co-construct articles in a reflective, didactic dance of writing, reviewing, revising, and re-writing. In this vein, we are all students of the craft, engaging in a life-long exploration of qualitative research knowledge and skills. At the tenth annual conference of The Qualitative Report (TQR), we invite you to share your lessons learned from practicing, teaching, and writing qualitative research.
In January 2019, we want you to help create a three-day learning community in South Florida by sharing your didactic stories: How do you teach qualitative research? What exercises work well in helping students master these skills? What learning technologies do you use? How should qualitative research degrees, certificate, curricula, and courses be organized to maximize effective learning? What innovations did you create to help you complete your first qualitative project? We want to hear these reflexive tales in your proposed papers, panels, and workshops so we all can learn lessons learned of qualitative research.
Please submit your presentation ideas and join us next January at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA for TQR2019! We will be accepting submissions starting in February. Over the next few weeks we will share more details about TQR2019 on the conference's web site: https://www.tqr2019.com/. As always, please let us know your questions and comments by sending us your emails to firstname.lastname@example.org, posting to our Facebook page, or by tweeting us!
Call for Graduate Students: Sign up for AERA Division D Mentoring Session
Saturday April 14, 8:15 to 10:15 am
This year once again Division D of AERA will offer an opportunity for graduate students to engage in mentoring with established professionals in the field of research (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods). The two-hour Mentoring Reception will involve discussions with mentors on different topics of interest to graduate students. This year’s topics include (but are not limited to): Getting your research funded; Dissertation Advice; Job Search (Academia, Research Firm, Industry, Government); Publishing and Getting Tenure; Quantitative Research (Measurement, Experimental Design, Policy Analysis); Qualitative Research (Methodology, Ethics, and Validity); Mixed Methodology; and much more! Our session lasts 2 hours, and includes food and drinks!! If you are a graduate student and member of Division D and interested in attending the reception, please complete the following survey for the Mentoring Committee. If you have questions please contact the chair, Shaun Dougherty (email@example.com) BEFORE 1 MARCH 2018. Space is limited so sign up early! Survey Here: https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ekRxOL2Dzobnwkl
This two-day workshop will provide academic researchers with a dynamic overview of the photovoice methodology. In addition, each participant will have the opportunity to conceptualize and begin developing a specific photovoice project. The workshop will be co-led by Dr. Amanda O. Latz, Associate Professor at Ball State University (BSU) and photovoice methodologist, and several doctoral students currently studying at BSU. Space is limited to 36 participants. All attendees will receive Photovoice Research in Education and Beyond: A Practical Guide from Theory to Exhibition, a new book by Amanda O. Latz. Don’t miss this unique learning opportunity! Additional details and registration are available here: https://bsuphotovoice.wordpress.com/
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