Tips for organizing a qualitative research project

Older researchers like I am are likely to have numerous boxes or filing cabinets filled with records from prior research projects. These boxes or file folders include printed transcripts, fieldnotes, or drafts of manuscripts writing up findings, and copies of published articles relative to the topic. For scholars in 2022, however, records are likely to … Continue reading Tips for organizing a qualitative research project

Using Photovoice in Qualitative Research

This week's screencast and blogpost are authored by Ana Soler. Ana Soler is the Chairperson of the National Association of Educational Translators and Interpreters of Spoken Languages (NAETISL: https://naetisl.org/). She completed her degree in Social Work at Georgia State University, her Master’s Degree in Public Health at Emory University, and is a Ph.D. in Special Education … Continue reading Using Photovoice in Qualitative Research

Qualitative Research Design

Uwe Flick (Freie Universität, Berlin) completes his set of handbooks on qualitative research this year with the publication of the two-volume set, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research Design (Flick, 2022a, 2022b). At over 1,200 pages, this volume is much larger than either of the two prior handbooks on qualitative data collection (Flick, 2018) and … Continue reading Qualitative Research Design

Undergraduate Research Teams and Collecting Qualitative Data: Some Considerations

This week’s guest blogpost is by Dr. Alisa Smith, who is a Professor of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Smith examines the misdemeanor courts, case processing, and legal consciousness on decision-making. In this blog post, Dr. Smith discusses the benefits of developing a research team of undergraduate students to conduct large-scale … Continue reading Undergraduate Research Teams and Collecting Qualitative Data: Some Considerations

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