25 September 2012
26 March 2013
9.30 am - 4.30 pm
Designed for: All academic and research staff involved in the collection and analysis of qualitative data.
Pre – requisites: You are encouraged to bring one transcript from your own data as a word document. Should data be unavailable it will be provided for you. All users will be asked to use the computers available in the lab to ensure everyone is using the same version of Nvivo.
Course Aim: This practical workshop is targeted towards beginners wishing to use Nvivo software. The workshop will provide an understanding of qualitative data analysis and provide you with enough information to get started on your own project. Using sample transcripts from focus groups and interviews you will learn how to develop and set up a coding framework using Nvivo. Thereafter, if there is sufficient interest, a half day Nvivo clinic will be set up to answer any queries regarding setting up a coding protocol and an Nvivo project relating to your own personal project. Learning outcomes: To recognize the importance of developing themes within qualitative data.To understand how to develop a qualitative coding framework. To appreciate the importance of inter-coding reliability. To become familiar with the functions of the Nvivo software. To know how to set-up a sample Nvivo project. To explore the Nvivo software using a sample project.Tutors: Dr Lynsey Hollywood, Queen’s University Belfast, Dr Michelle Spence, Queen’s University Belfast