November 23, 2017
If you are doing inductive coding or grounded theory, your coding framework can get complex, quickly. If you have hundreds of codes, they can become difficult to mangage which can slow down your coding - the part of your analysis you want as efficient and effective as possible so you can focus on identifying bigger trends.
Fortunately, this is what qualitative analysis software is best at - and whether you are using Nvivo, Atlas.ti or
November 9, 2017
It’s easy to get seduced by the excitement of primary data collection, and plan your qualitative research around methods that give you rich data from face-to-face contact with participants. But some research questions may be better illustrated or even mostly answered by analysis of existing documents.
This ‘desk-based’ research often doesn’t seem as fun, but can provide a very important wider context that