AHSRA Conference - Call for Presentations and Pre-conference Seminar Information

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

We invite you to submit a proposal for a presentation at the Adventist Human-Subjects Research Association (AHSRA) Conference at Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL from May 9 – 11, 2016. 

AHSRA’s 2016 conference solicits presentations that investigate the internalization of faith.
The conference will explore:
• Factors that facilitate faith internalization from programs to relationships
• Obstacles and barriers to faith internalization
• The impact of faith internalization on mental health, physical health, risk-behaviors, and decision making
Presentations will be approximately 30 minutes each including 10 minutes for discussion.

Criteria for Workshop Selections:
A peer review process focusing on the following criterion will guide in the selection of proposals:
- The presentation will add to the body of knowledge currently available on the topic addressed.
- The presentation includes a practical component that participants can readily apply in practice/ministry/service.
- The proposal is clearly informed by the current literature.
- The concepts in the proposal are clear and the proposal is understandable and well organized.
Procedure for Presentation Submissions:
Please submit your presentation proposal directly to Sarah Burton sgane@andrews.edu no later than March 30, 2016 (this is a firm deadline). All proposals most be submitted electronically.

Your proposal must include the following information:
- Name and contact information for the person(s) making this submission
- A title and one page (250-500 words) summary of the presentation
- A 50-word abstract suitable for printing in the final program
- A list of references/bibliography which includes some sources published within the past 5 years


Download the CFP document for more information

Visit ahsra2016.eventbrite.com to register for the conference.




 

PRECONFERENCE SEMINAR ON QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ANALYSIS

This year, AHSRA is pleased to offer an afternoon half-day pre-conference session on developing qualitative research skills.

Preregistration: Preregistration is required by April 30.
Cost: $60 includes seminar materials and handouts

Building Qualitative Research Analysis Skills
The seminar will cover the following topics:

The nature of qualitative inquiry
Why and when to work with qualitative data
Data collection – steps and common pitfalls
            Types of qualitative data
Qualitative data gathering approaches
Basics in qualitative data analysis
            Preparing the data
            Beginning analysis - preliminary steps
            Coding the data - identifying categories
            Working with data - looking for themes and processes
            Using a framework for analysis – examining theory
Answering your research questions
Refining and reporting analysis – writing up your findings

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