10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry
May
20
to May 23

10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign   May 20-23

The theme of the 2015 Congress is "Constructing a New Critical Qualitative Inquiry." The Congress will celebrate its 11th anniversary in 2015 and will offer scholars the opportunity to explore a decade of change while foregrounding qualitative inquiry as a shared, global endeavor. Panels, workshops and sessions will take up the politics of research. Delegates will be able to form coalitions, to engage in debate on how qualitative research can be used to advance the causes of social justice, while addressing racial, ethnic, gender and environmental disparities in education, welfare and healthcare.

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May
20
to May 23

56th Adult Education Research Conference

Sponsored by Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS   May 20-23, 2015

Deadline for receipt of proposals: September 22, 2014. 

The Adult Education Research Conference (AERC) is an annual North American conference that provides a forum for adult education researchers to share their experiences and the results of their studies with students, other researchers, and practitioners from around the world.

In a sense, the AERC is also a retreat for members of the adult education community; an informal, collegial gathering where all are encouraged to enter into lively debate over the future direction of research in adult education.

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Effective Transitions in Adult Education Conference
Nov
12
to Nov 14

Effective Transitions in Adult Education Conference

Crown Plaza at the Crossings, Providence, RI   November 12-14

The National College Transition Network at World Education, Inc. will hold its eight annual national conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education on November 12 - 14, 2014. Tania Giordani will present a paper entitled, "Getting There: A Review of the Literature on College Transitions" at this conference.

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63rd AAACE Conference
Nov
4
to Nov 7

63rd AAACE Conference

Charleston, South Carolina   November 4 - 7,  2014

The theme of this year's conference, "Adult Educators: Making a Difference,"reflects the vision and mission of AAACE. Adult educators make a difference in the lives of adults, helping them acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to lead productive and satisfying lives. The mission of AAACE is to provide a unifying leadership for this vision and to make a difference in shaping organizational and social contexts that support lifelong learning. Conference sessions provide an opportunity to showcase past, present, and future examples of how adult and continuing educators make a difference and "contribute to human fulfillment and positive social change."

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Oct
23
to Oct 24

20th Midwest Qualitative Research Conference

University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis MN   October 23-24, 2014

The Midwest Qualitative Research Conference showcases scholarly investigations that use qualitative methodologies to understand all aspects of the human experience.

This year's theme is Reclaiming Practical Wisdom in Qualitative Inquiry: Imagining Possibilities in Researching Professional Practices. The keynote will be given by Dr. Elizabeth Anne Kinsella, associate professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University-Canada.

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Teaching for Social Justice
Sep
24
11:30 AM11:30

Teaching for Social Justice

Chicago, Illinois   November 22, 2014

Teachers for Social Justice (TSJ) is an organization of teachers, administrators, pre-service teachers, and other educators working in public, independent, alternative, and charter schools and universities in the Chicago area. We have come together based on our commitment to education for social justice. We are working toward classrooms and schools that are anti-racist, multicultural / multilingual, and grounded in the experiences of our students.

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