Analyzing qualitative data

The NVIVO community is partnering with SAGE MethodSpace on this free webinar series showcasing the researchers in the book, Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Research: After the Interview edited by Charles F. Vanover, Paul A. Mihas, and Johnny Saldaña, SAGE Publications, 2021. These webinars are designed to help novice and experienced researchers with pragmatic ‘how-to’ strategies for all … Continue reading Analyzing qualitative data

A beginner’s guide to conducting archival research

Archives preserve records from what has gone before to ensure accountability among leaders, to record what has happened in the past, and to preserve people's cultural identities and heritage. In our book Exploring the archives: A beginner’s guide for qualitative researchers (2021), Kathleen deMarrais and I introduce qualitative researchers to archival research. We discuss why … Continue reading A beginner’s guide to conducting archival research

An update on triangulation

Although the concept of triangulation has been used for 50 years, what triangulation means and how it is used by qualitative researchers varies considerably. This blogpost begins by providing a brief history of triangulation that highlights how the meaning of the term “triangulation” has changed over time as it has been taken up by qualitative … Continue reading An update on triangulation

Interviewing friends

This week's guest blog post on interviewing friends was co-authored by Sarah Stice, Jennifer Johnston, and Areeb Gul, who are graduate students at the University of Georgia. When it comes to qualitative interviewing, there has always been a focus on the relationship between the interviewer and the interviewee in terms of how to build rapport … Continue reading Interviewing friends

Interviewing women

This week's post is a screencast on interviewing women by Jiyea Park and Areeb Gul. Jiyea Park is a doctoral student in the Learning, Leadership, Organization Development at the University of Georgia (UGA). Jiyea was born in South Korea and has lived in Korea, China, and the U.S. Before joining UGA, Jiyea completed her undergraduate … Continue reading Interviewing women

Reflective journals in qualitative inquiry

This week's guest blogger is Kyu Ha Choi, who is a Ph.D. candidate in the Sport Management and Policy program in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA. His research focuses on sport event management with emphasis on the development of sport along with qualitative research methods. Screencast on reflective … Continue reading Reflective journals in qualitative inquiry

Free resources on qualitative research and mixed methods

There are lots of excellent resources pertaining to qualitative research and mixed methods research that you can access online. Let's look at some of these resources. QSR International QSR International, the developers of the Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS), NVivo, hosts a podcast series, Between the Data Recent episodes include Hybrid mixed methods designs, Qualitative … Continue reading Free resources on qualitative research and mixed methods

Introduction to Conversation Analysis

This week's guest blogger is Dr. Donna Governor, who have created a screencast that introduces conversation analysis. Dr. Governor is an assistant professor in the Middle Grades, Secondary and Science Education Department at the University of North Georgia. Her research interests are preservice teacher education, STEM education, informal science education. To view, click here: Introduction … Continue reading Introduction to Conversation Analysis

Secondary data analysis

Sometimes, researchers use data collected by others to conduct what is known as "secondary data analysis".  This week, Tugba Boz, who is a PhD candidate in the Department of Educational Theory and Practice at the University of Georgia discusses Secondary Data Analysis. Her research interests focus on coding and robotics instruction in elementary classrooms, teacher … Continue reading Secondary data analysis

Transcription software

This week's blogpost is a video introducing and discussing transcription software by Tugba Boz. Tugba is  PhD candidate in the Department of Educational Theory and Practice at the University of Georgia. Her research interests focus on coding and robotics instruction in elementary classrooms, teacher professional development on new technologies, and integrated STEM education.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euZG6FyBMJQ