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Phase II of the Stories Matter Application – A New Media Alternative to Oral History Transcription The Stories Matter Application is designed to be both Mac and PC compatible. For instructions on how to back up Stories Matter content, as well as updating Stories Matter from v.1 to v.1.5.1 please see the FAQ page. Stories Matter Application v1.5.1c |
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Qualitative economics refers to representation and analysis of information about the direction of change (+, -, or 0) in some economic variable(s) as related to change of some other economic variable(s). For the non-zero case, what makes the change qualitative is that its direction but not its magnitude is specified. Typical exercises of qualitative economics include comparative-static changes studied in microeconomics or macroeconomics and comparative equilibrium-growth states in a macroeconomic growth model. Qualitative economics
Sensemaking Sensemaking is the process by which people give meaning to experience.
In the conventional view, qualitative methods produce information only on the particular cases studied, and any more general conclusions are only propositions (informed assertions). Quantitative methods can then be used to seek empirical support for such research hypotheses. Qualitative research
Quantitative marketing research is the application of quantitative research techniques to the field of marketing. Quantitative marketing research
Positivism is a philosophy of science based on the view that information derived from logical and mathematical treatments and reports of sensory experience is the exclusive source of all authoritative knowledge, and that there is valid knowledge (truth) only in scientific knowledge. Verified data received from the senses are known as empirical evidence. This view holds that society, like the physical world, operates according to general laws.
Antipositivism (also known as interpretivism) is the view in social science that the social realm may not be subject to the same methods of investigation as the natural world; that academics must reject[need quotation to verify] empiricism and the scientific method in the conduct of social research. Antipositivists hold that researchers should focus on understanding the interpretations that social actions have for the people being studied.[need quotation to verify] Antipositivism
Computer Assisted/Aided Qualitative Data AnalysiS (CAQDAS) is the use of computer software to aid qualitative research such as transcription analysis, coding and text interpretation, recursive abstraction, content analysis, discourse analysis, grounded theory methodology, etc. Definition CAQDAS is used in psychology, marketing research, ethnography, and other social sciences. The CAQDAS Networking project lists the following tools. A CAQDAS program should have: Computer assisted qualitative data analysis software
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Dedoose is a web application for qualitative and mixed methods research developed by professors from UCLA, and is the successor to EthnoNotes. Dedoose