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Software for content analysis and text analysis: Qualitative analysis

Software for content analysis and text analysis: Qualitative analysis
Annotations for Mac Mac software to analyse documents by adding and organising highlights, tags or notes on text passages. ATLAS.ti Computer software for the support of text interpretation, text management and the extraction of conceptual knowledge from documents (theory building); supports the qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual, graphical, audio and video data. Application areas include social sciences, economics, educational sciences, criminology, market research, quality management, knowledge acquisition, and theology. A demo version is provided via download. CAQDAS Comparison A comparative overview of the most important computer-assisted qualitative data analyses software packages, ordered by product functions. CDC EZ-Text The software to assist researchers create, manage, and analyze semi-structured qualitative databases is available free of charge. Choosing a CAQDAS Package Code-A-Text Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS) Networking Project Dedoose

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NVivo: Getting Started The SFU site license for NVivo allows SFU grad students, faculty, staff and SFU-based research team members to download NVivo to their individual home computers and laptops. Grad students and faculty can do so by using the self-serve download page. Staff and research team members, please email nvivo-rc@sfu.ca to request access. The current license key is good through April 2015. If you elect, on the download page, to receive messages from the Research Commons about NVivo, you will receive information about renewing the license in the spring. To request installation on SFU computers, please contact your departmental LAN administrator.

Qualitative Data Analysis with Atlas.ti ATLAS.ti 7 is a powerful analytical tool. Its individual analysis options are centrally organized and designed for maximum efficiency, accuracy, and performance. Cloud views provide very quick, accurate, and yet intuitive analytical access to your data material. The query tool, ccooccurence explorer and the codes-PD-table allow in-depth analysis. Cloud Views for Codes and Documents The list of codes can be displayed in various cloud views. Content analysis - what is content analysis? Content analysis is a method for summarizing any form of content by counting various aspects of the content. This enables a more objective evaluation than comparing content based on the impressions of a listener. For example, an impressionistic summary of a TV program, is not content analysis. Nor is a book review: it’s an evaluation. Content analysis, though it often analyses written words, is a quantitative method. The results of content analysis are numbers and percentages.

Writing Guides The following Writing Guides are available. To view guides, click on the list of catgories on the list below. You may view or hide descriptions of the guides. Writing and Speaking Research Writing & Documentation Writing in Specific Disciplines The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research Volume 7, No. 1, Art. 21 – January 2006 The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research Florian Kohlbacher Researching education, learning and community: building theory Researching education, learning and community: building theory. In this piece we examine the process of generating theory. We ask ‘what is theory?’ We also look at the process of analysis, integration and imagination. For the last of these we pay special attention to the work of C. Wright Mills.

Content Analysis Writing@CSU Guide This guide provides an introduction to content analysis, a research methodology that examines words or phrases within a wide range of texts. Introduction to Content Analysis: Read about the history and uses of content analysis. Conceptual Analysis: Read an overview of conceptual analysis and its associated methodology. Relational Analysis: Read an overview of relational analysis and its associated methodology.

Qualitative Qualitative research is a generic term for investigative methodologies described as ethnographic, naturalistic, anthropological, field, or participant observer research. It emphasizes the importance of looking at variables in the natural setting in which they are found. Interaction between variables is important. Detailed data is gathered through open ended questions that provide direct quotations. The interviewer is an integral part of the investigation (Jacob, 1988). Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software Definition[edit] CAQDAS is used in psychology, marketing research, ethnography, and other social sciences. The CAQDAS Networking project[1] lists the following tools. A CAQDAS program should have:

Content Analysis Methodology & Prominent Scholars Queen’s University Andrevski’s research interests include competitive dynamics, strategic entrepreneurship and alliance networks. He uses a content analysis approach to examine competitive aggressiveness and entrepreneurial behavior of firms over time. University of Illinois The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research Volume 7, No. 1, Art. 21 – January 2006 The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research Florian Kohlbacher Abstract: This paper aims at exploring and discussing the possibilities of applying qualitative content analysis as a (text) interpretation method in case study research. First, case study research as a research strategy within qualitative social research is briefly presented. Then, a basic introduction to (qualitative) content analysis as an interpretation method for qualitative interviews and other data material is given.

Introduction to CAQDAS CAQDAS, Computer Assisted Qualitative Data AnalysiS is a term, introduced by Fielding and Lee in 1991, that refers to the wide range of software now available that supports a variety of analytic styles in qualitative work. Most of these programs have been under development for many years. What software does and does not do Those unfamiliar with the programs may have all kinds of ideas and misconceptions about what they can do.

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