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When & Where
Wed, April 3, 2019 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Barrows 371: D-Lab Large Breakout Room

This session focuses on explaining the proces of creating, organizing, and applying codes within the context of qualitative research. An overview of qualitative data analysis (QDA) software will be provided, noting general advantages and disadvantages, as well as comparing popular programs. Participants will also be introduced to analysis using QDA software.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • D-Lab Welcome (5 mins)
  • Intro of Facilitator & Participants (5 mins)
  • Intro to Qualitative Research Coding (60 mins)
    • What is Coding? What are Codes?
    • Multi-Step Nonlinear Process
    • Inductive & Deductive Coding
    • Defining Codes
    • Organization of Coding Scheme
    • Best Practices
  • Intro to QDA Software (15 mins)
    • General Advantages & Disadvantages
    • Comparison of Most Popular Programs
      • ATLAS.ti, Dedoose, MAXQDA, NVivo
  • Intro to Analysis with QDA Software (15 mins)
    • Preliminary Analysis
    • Visualizing & Querying Data
    • Summaries & Exports
  • Wrap-Up & Evals (10 mins)

Folks who are new to qual research or need a refresher on qual research basics, may want to first attend the workshop titled Qualitative Research Primer, offerred on Monday, April 1st.

Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Josué Meléndez Rodríguez
Format Detail: 
hands-on, interactive
Participant Technology Requirement: 
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