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Computers and Qualitative Data Analysis

Gibbs, Graham R. (2012) Computers and Qualitative Data Analysis. In: Research Methods and Methodologies in Education. Sage, London, pp. 251-258. ISBN 9780857020383

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      Abstract

      As an example, the chapter focuses on the use of one specific program, NVivo, in qualitative analysis. After discussing the general issues of software choice and the pros and cons of its use, thechapter describes how to set up a project and decide on the cases to be used in the analysis. Coding the data is a key activity, and how codes are created, organised and developed is discussed. The next analytic stage is using the coded data to develop ideas and theories and the chapter explains how to use the software to do this.

      Item Type: Book Chapter
      Uncontrolled Keywords: CAQDAS, NVivo, coding, searching, cases, qualitative research
      Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
      Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
      School of Human and Health Sciences
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      Depositing User: Graham Gibbs
      Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2012 15:14
      Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 15:14
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12858

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