TQM - Teaching Qualitative Methods
Teaching Quialitative Methods

Cancelled: 3rd TQM Conference
May 11th-12th, 2007

NOT Cancelled: Training Sessions
May 13th-15th, 2007

TQM Working Conference Agenda

Friday - April 8th

8:30-8:45 Opening Session
  • Welcome by the UW-Madison School of Education
  • Logistics

8:45-10:15 Keynote

Margaret Eisenhart - University of Colorado Boulder
Speaking on issues of quality in qualitative research and writing

10:15-10:45 Break

10:45-11:30 Plenary

Tom Richards - NVivo 7: the first presentation! What it means for researchers and teachers

11:30-12:30 Panel 1

  • Mitch Nathan & Kristi Jackson - University of Wisconsin-Madison & University of Colorado-Boulder
    • Impact of Boolean operators on tool use
  • Gilman W. Whiting - African American Studies and Human and Organizational Development, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
    • Getting to the Meaning of the Phenomenon: Qualitative Software in the Undergraduate Classroom
  • Margot Kaszap - Laval University
    • Teaching with Software : Why should we use a Methodological Tree?

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-3:00 Panel 2

  • Dan Kaczynski - University of West Florida, Director, Office of Juvenile Studies and Associate Professor, Graduate Education
    • Assessing the Quality of Dissertation Research:  Strengthening Faculty Competence in Qualitative Data Analysis Software
  • Kristi Jackson - University of Colorado-Boulder & QuERI
    • Improvisation in the Classroom with NVivo:It’s NVigorating!
  • Judith Davidson - Assistant Professor, Leadership in Schooling, Graduate School of Education, University of Massachusetts-Lowell
    • Learning to 'Read' NVivo Projects: Implications for Teaching Qualitative Research

3:00-3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Trainers' Panel

Common Mistakes in Teaching Qualitative Methods with NVivo (and how to avoid them)

5:00-5:30 Short Consults/Master Classlettes

Birds of a Feather & Individual Consults with Trainers and Speakers - Think of this as the qualitative methods version of speed dating. Please keep your sessions to 15 minutes. We will have signups to allow participants to find someone clever and quiz them.

7:00-9:00 Conference Dinner

Saturday- April 9th

8:30-8:45 Logistics and Assignments

8:45-10:30 Working Groups

  • Supervising Graduate Student Research and Writing (Lyn Richards)
  • Making assessment of student learning of QDAS more meaningful and useful for students (Judith Davidson & Lydia Martens)
  • What do novice researchers need? A conversation about teaching goals (Linda Gilbert)
  • Teaching Qualitative Methods using Learning Managements Systems/Distance Technologies (Dan Kaczynski)

10:30-11:00 Break

11:00-12:15 Working Groups Continue

12:15-1:15 Lunch

1:15-2:45 Report out by Working Groups

2:45-3:15 Break

3:45-4:45 Plenary

Lyn Richards – Handling Qualitative Data: (reflections on the book born from last conference, and how it would have changed after this conference!)

4:45-5:00 Wrap Up and Goodbyes