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Stacy Penna

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    Writing for the general public is a different skill than writing for academics. Publishing peer-reviewed journal articles is not necessarily the best way to get information back to communities who might benefit from the research. Dr. Jessica Gullion provides a set of tips and how-to’s for transforming qualitative research into concept papers, blogs, and opinion pieces intended for a wide readership. Register Now: https://go.qsrinternational.com/Writing_Qualitative_Research?_ga=2.195341103.2082248752.1631538284-2000893456.1627922881&utm_source=forum&utm_medium=calendar&utm_camp
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    Five arts-based qualitative researchers discuss their approaches to inquiry through the art forms of theatre (Johnny Saldaña), visual art (Kakali Bhattacharya), poetry (Monica Prendergast and Robyn Shenfield), and comics illustration (Sally Campbell Galman). The presenters testify that the arts are epistemologies—ways of knowing—and their uses in qualitative research generate analytic insights not possible through conventional methods. The webinar showcases their unique artistic styles and offers recommendations to colleagues interested in exploring the arts as forms of research presentat
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    When researchers are investigating multifaceted phenomena, such as instructional processes and systemic change, the inquiry process is likely to be complex. In such situations, researchers typically need to refine their research questions as their understanding of the phenomena under investigation evolves. Consequently, initial codes that represented preliminary working theories are no longer sufficient and require re-conceptualization. These issues can be compounded when the number of data sources makes it infeasible to recode the entire data set. In our webinar, we will present the anal
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    This webinar examines memo writing as a core generative tool for all qualitative researchers. We will discuss how memos; are used analytically and present different types of memos that are generated during the research process, both from a constructivist grounded theory (CGT) perspective as well as from a more generic methodological approach, can be used to move from “storying” a code, concept, or category towards more abstract conceptualizing writing invites researchers to think holistically about interviews as well as home in on specific text segments to make sense of the p
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    This webinar focuses attention on one of the most complex issues in qualitative research: analyzing data collected in one language, in this case Spanish, for publication in a second language, in this case English. Building on their chapter in Charles Vanover, Paul Mihas, and Johnny Saldaña’s book, Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Research: After the Interview, Elsa M. Gonzalez and Yvonna S. Lincoln provide a set of how-to’s for engaging data with a cross-cultural and cross-language origin. There is no formula to translate culture, but the authors help us understand how to unpack t
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    Drs. Charles Vanover, Mariaelena Bartesaghi, and Silvana di Gregorio discuss contemporary approaches to transcription. In the first half of the webinar, they will discuss how to use machine-generated transcription to develop rich first drafts of transcripts. The automated process they describe allows qualitative researchers to reduce time spent in hand transcription while providing abundant opportunity to engage with data. In the second half of the webinar, Charles Vanover then provides how-tos for narrativizing transcribed text. Mariaelena Bartesaghi discusses the theory and practice o
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    Archived qualitative data, such as oral histories or data from prior research studies, present an underutilized resource with potential to yield rich, relevant, and insightful findings. This webinar focuses on challenges and opportunities associated with use of archived data to inform qualitative research. The broad array of archived data makes a range of qualitative approaches viable, although use of available archived data might require creative and flexible thinking by researchers. Benefits include efficient re-use of existing resources and reduction of participant burden. The range of avai
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    Charles Vanover and Paul Mihas discuss their new book, co-edited with Johnny Saldaña, Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Research: After the Interview. The book’s goal is to provide a how-to guide for engaging data through the qualitative research life cycle—from the conclusion of substantial fieldwork to the beginning of formal research writing. Charles and Paul discuss how both beginning and seasoned researchers might use the book to plan their studies and engage with their data. They underscore the importance good decision-making plays in every stage of the qualitative journey and
  9. Hi there, I can understand your frustration. I remember being a doctoral student and time and money is limited. I will escalate this issue for you internally. Thanks Stacy
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    Are you interested in conducting a dissertation or thesis that provides meaningful service to an organization or community? You are not alone. Many students want to conduct program evaluation, action research, community-engaged studies, and other forms of collaborative inquiry that do not easily fit traditional structures for dissertation and thesis writing. This webinar focuses on three questions to consider when conducting a service-oriented dissertation or thesis: What is a service-oriented dissertation or thesis, including its purpose and characteristics? How do I work p
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    Publishing and promoting research is paramount to creating critically needed change and foundational to becoming a successful scholar. In this webinar attendees will learn top tips for writing and publishing qualitative research and promoting research through educational media. Topics covered include creating an impactful title, abstract, and opening paragraph, writing the thematic research article from an essential research design, harnessing motivation, time and focus strategies, and ideas for forwarding research findings. Register: https://go.qsrinternational.com/Publish_Persevere?_ga=
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    As a scholar, you have the opportunity to make unique contributions to the discourse around topics that matter to you. To do so, you need to grow your scholarly voice. In this interactive webinar, we will teach you how to write in ways that help your voice be heard. Learn how to make claims that are supported by evidence. Discover the power of paraphrasing, and finally, learn how to synthesize (not just summarize) literature. We will both model and provide opportunities to practice these three scholarly writing skills. Register: https://go.qsrinternational.com/Developing_Your_Voice?_ga=2.
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    Most can imagine the academic writer who effortlessly turns caffeine into words and might *actually* be a machine. However, most academic writers don’t particularly feel like writing machines. Though successful, they often find writing painful, laborious, and perhaps more difficult than necessary. Tune in to hear Sharon Zumbrunn, author of “Why Aren’t You Writing?: Research, Real Talk, Strategies, and Shenanigans,” share some of the many psychological, emotional, and logistical hurdles that can get in the way of the very human process of writing. This webinar intertwines a discussion of
    Thanks Can! This is great information to help NVivo users interview data with classifications. Stacy
  14. The past year has challenged all of us in many ways. We have had to adapt to extended periods of minimal social contact, of working from home, of having to change plans, of home-schooling children, and of learning new digital tools to support teaching and research. We have had to be resilient and creative. This conference is about tapping into that creativity and looking at ways we can transcend boundaries in qualitative research. We are interpreting transcending boundaries in its widest sense - transcending disciplines, methods, and cultures. The focus of the call for papers should be on meth
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    Join research methodologist Dr. Veronica Richard as she shares important tips for working with qualitative data. Veronica will help you understand important steps in qualitative data analysis so you can write about your findings in cogent ways. Planning for writing early in the data analysis process will help you stay organized and convey your findings with clarity. This highly instructive webinar helps you create and implement a plan for your qualitative data analysis and write up. For the digital tools’ demonstration, we will show how Citavi organizes your writing tasks and outline and how N
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    Managing a team of researchers requires a particular set of skills. In this webinar panel, experienced researchers tackle the most pressing aspects of managing an effective research team. Drs. Jessica Parker, Lydia Manning, and Veronica Richard, dialogue and instruct researchers on how to build a research team, establish authorship roles and responsibilities, develop communication standards, and more. Whether you are new to the role or have been managing research teams for years, this expert panel will help you hone your management skills and successfully lead a research team. For the digital
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    This webinar focuses on the art of scholarly revision. Revision is a normal part of the scholarly writing process. As scholarly writers, we can learn to step back and “re-see” our writing. In this highly practical webinar, Dr. Jessica Parker teaches research writers how to approach revision in ways that make the process less daunting and more doable. Learn how to move from draft to polished product using Dr. Parker’s revision process. For the digital tools’ demonstration, we will show how Citavi organizes your draft with the revision process and how NVivo helps your organize your categories fo
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    As a scholar, you have the opportunity to make unique contributions to the discourse around topics that matter to you. To do so, you need to grow your scholarly voice. In this interactive webinar, dissertation coach Dr. Desi Richter teaches you how to write in ways that help your voice be heard. Learn how to make claims that are backed by evidence. Discover the power of paraphrasing, and finally, learn how to synthesize (not just summarize) literature that you review. Desi will both model and provide opportunities to practice these three scholarly writing skills. For the digital tools’ demonst
  19. Hi Alf, Thanks for your post. I will share this with our NVivo Product Manager.
  20. HI Ken, I will need to have support help you . I will send them this discussion thread.
  21. Hi Chira, I know people do longitudinal studies with NVivo. One way to fine some examples would be to use a database like Scopus and look up NVivo and longitudinal study. I will ask some of our trainers to also help. Thanks
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