Designstorm How-to: Dot Plots. Tips for presenting qualitative data in a conference presentation - The Research Companion. A few weeks ago over on the Research Companion Facebook group, group member Claire Adams asked the following question.
“Just wondering if anyone had any top tips for presenting qualitative data results (from interviews) in a PowerPoint presentation? Thanks!!” I replied: It depends on your time and budget, but nice examples I’ve seen include: 1. Giving people short excerpts from transcripts to read out/perform (that could be a co-presenter with you, or audience members you invite to participate). 2. The World's Leading Research & Insights Platform.
It reads plain text files (in different encodings) and HTML files (directly from the internet) and it produces word frequency lists and concordances from these files. This version includes a web-spider which reads as many pages as you want from a particular website and puts them in a TextSTAT-corpus. The new news-reader, too, puts news messages in a TextSTAT-readable corpus file. TextSTAT reads MS Word and OpenOffice files. No conversion needed, just add the files to your corpus... Weft QDA - a free, open-source tool for qualitative data analysis.
Weft QDA is (or was) an easy-to-use, free and open-source tool for the analysis of textual data such as interview transcripts, fieldnotes and other documents.
An excerpt from my MSc dissertation explains the thinking behind the software in more detail. The software isn’t being maintained or updated, but the most recent version is available for interest. This version includes some standard CAQDAS features: (Follow the links to see screenshots) Import plain-text documents from text files or PDF Character-level coding using categories organised in a tree structure Retrieval of coded text and ‘coding-on’ Simple coding statistics Fast free-text search Combine coding and searches using boolean queries AND, OR, AND NOT ‘Code Review’ to evaluate coding patterns across multiple documents Export to HTML and CSV formats Using Weft QDA. ATLAS.ti: The Qualitative Data Analysis & Research Software. NVivo product range. Import and analyze documents, images, PDFs, audio, video, spreadsheets, web pages, and Twitter and Facebook data Theme, case and in-vivo coding Review coding with coding stripes and highlights Merge NVivo for Mac projects Import and create transcripts.
Business Intelligence and Analytics. Qualitatives 2017. 13th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. Behance. How to make qualitative research quantifiable. Messy Research: How to Make Qualitative Data Quantifiable and Make Me…