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15 MAXQDA export and visualisations to present results - MAXQDA – The Art of Data Analysis. Friday, April 24, 2015 MAXQDA offers a variety of options to export data, search results, visualizations, variables, or reports to different data types for use in reports, presentations, papers or to transfer the data to a statistical software.

15 MAXQDA export and visualisations to present results - MAXQDA – The Art of Data Analysis

This tip of the months introduces you to 15 exports and visualiations that can help you share and present your findings. If you’re looking for general export options you can find them in the “Project > Reports & Export” menu, but opportunites to visualize connections, data and results can be found in many places all throughout MAXQDA. Code Matrix Browser If you want to visualize which codes have been assigned to which documents, you can use the Code Matrix Browser.

Use it to: Display and compare how much room any topic occupies in different documents Learn more. Code Relations Browser The Code Relations Browser is a visualization of the relationship between codes. Visualize (non)-existing relationships or connections between themes. Transana. New Purchase of the Latest Release Transana is available in four versions, the professional version, the standard version, the multi-user version, and the computer lab version.


See the Feature Comparison Chart for a summary, or read more below. Transana - Professional Version (Single-user) Choosing an appropriate CAQDAS package. You can access material by clicking on the links below.

Choosing an appropriate CAQDAS package

If you are new to the area of Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis (CAQDAS), we recommend you read the CAQDAS definition and Choosing a CAQDAS Package pages first. CHIC : Classification Hiérarchique Implicative et Cohésitive, A.S.I. : Analyse Statistique Implicative, Probabilité. Approaches to Qualitative Research in Mathematics Education: Examples of Methodology and Methods (Advances in Mathematics Education): Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs, Christine Knipping, Norma C. Presmeg: 9789401791809: Books. The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research - Google Play. The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research. Researching education, learning and community: building theory. 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. Contents: introduction · what is theory? As part of our efforts as researchers we have to ‘code’ the material we have gained; and try to bridge the gap between claims and evidence via the use of warrants and qualifications.

What is theory? Traditionally theory is often set against something called ‘practice’. Implicit within this are notions of thoroughness or of system. Explanatory power; andthe ability to make predictions. In other words, it helps us to make sense of phenomenon; and to say what it is likely to happen if the same relationship applies. A classic form of this approach to theory is the notion of hypothetico-deductive systems. 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). 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.

The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research

Comparison of Qualitative Analysis Software. Qualitative Data Analysis with Atlas.ti. ATLAS.ti 7 is a powerful analytical tool.

Qualitative Data Analysis with Atlas.ti

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. Code cloud view Document cloud views can present the entire textual database or can be used for single documents. Word Clouds comparing four newspaper articles The Query Tool Use the Query Tool to retrieve quotations using their associated codes. A query is a search expression built from operands (codes and code families) and operators (e.g. By selecting codes or code families and operators, a query can be built incrementally, instantaneously evaluated and displayed as a list of quotations.

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.

Software for content analysis and text analysis: Qualitative analysis

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.

NVivo: Getting Started

Grad students and faculty can do so by using the self-serve download page. Staff and research team members, please email 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. The Getting Started Guide for NVivo 10 for Windows and for Mac serves as an introduction and instructional manual for your reference.

For resources to help you get up and running with NVivo 10 including online help, eWorkshops and training, visit QSR Getting Started; Technical support is also available directly from NVivo via FAQs and this form. Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory: 9781412997461: Reference Books @ Writing Guides. The following Writing Guides are available.

Writing Guides

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 Conducting Qualitative & Quantitative Research About the Writing@CSU Guides.