Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo (2nd Revised edition)

Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo (2nd Revised edition)

By: Patricia Bazeley (editor), Kristi Jackson (editor)Hardback

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Lecturers/instructors only - request a free digital inspection copy here This straightforward, jargon-free book provides an invaluable introduction to planning and conducting qualitative data analysis with NVivo. Written by leading authorities, with over 40 years combined experience in computer-assisted analysis of qualitative and mixed-mode data, the new edition of this best selling textbook is an ideal mix of practical instruction, methodology and real world examples. Practical, clear and focused the book effectively shows how NVivo software can accommodate and assist analysis across a wide range of research questions, data types, perspectives and methodologies. It sets out: The power and flexibility of the NVivo software How best to use NVivo at each stage in your research project Examples from the authors' own research and the sample data that accompanies the software, supplemented with vignettes drawn from across the social sciences Annotated screen shots A website with links to data, sample projects, supplementary/updated instructions, and SAGE journal content This second edition contains new chapters on handling a literature review, visualizing data, working in mixed methods and social media datasets, and approaching NVivo as a team. An insightful step-by-step guide to the messy reality of doing computer-assisted analysis, this successful book is essential reading for anyone considering using NVivo software.

About Author

Pat Bazeley is Director of Research Support P/L and Adjunct Professor in the Translational Research and Social Innovation group at Western Sydney University. Since graduating in psychology, she has worked in community development, project consulting and in academic research development. For almost 30 years Pat has been providing research training and serving as project consultant to academics, graduate students and practitioners representing a wide range of disciplines across Australia and internationally. Her particular expertise is in helping researchers to make sense of qualitative, survey, and mixed methods data, and to use computer programs for management and analysis of data. Pat's research has focused on qualitative and mixed methods data analysis, the development and performance of researchers, and the wellbeing of older women. She has published books, chapters, articles, and reports on these topics. She serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Mixed Methods Research and Qualitative Health Research, and was 2015-2016 President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association. Dr Kristi Jackson focuses on the use of NVivo in a diverse array of health, education, public policy and corporate/commercial research via her role as consultant, coach, analyst, and principal investigator. With over 25 years of experience in qualitative research design, data collection, analysis, reporting, and stakeholder relations, she is an expert in a diverse array of qualitative methodologies. Kristi's theoretical frames tend to be sociological and her research interests include conceptualizations of qualitative research transparency and the constantly changing spaces where qualitative researchers and technologies meet.

Contents

Perspectives: Qualitative Computing and NVivo Qualitative Research Purposes and NVivo The Evolution of Qualitative Data Analysis Software Issues Raised by Using Software for Qualitative Data Analysis Exploring an NVivo Overview: What's in an NVivo Project? Starting Out, With a View Ahead Exploring the Research Terrain Explore the Terrain With Software looking Ahead: Connecting a Web of Data Looking Ahead: Keeping Track of Emerging Ideas Memos, Annotations or Links: Which Should it Be? Saving and backing Up Your Project Designing An NVivo Database Qualitative Data for Your Project Thinking Cases Preparing Data Sources Storing Qualitative Data in NVivo Managing Data Sources in NVivo Questions to Help You Work Through These Early Phases Coding Basics Goals for Early Work With Data Building Knowledge of the Data Through Coding Storing Codes in Nodes Identifying and Naming Codes Further Coding in NVivo Practical Issues in Coding Moving On Going On With Coding Creating a Structured Coding System Organizing and Coding With Nodes in Trees in NVivo Automating Routine Coding Automating Coding With Word Frequency and Text Search Queries Closeness and Distance with Coded Data Moving On Cases, Classifications, and Comparisons Understanding Case Types and Case Nodes Making Case Nodes Understanding Attributes, Values and Classifications Creating Classifications, Attributes, and Values Using Attributes for Comparison Using Sets to Manage Data Overview Working With Multimedia Sources The Promises and Perils of Non-Text Data Using Images in Your Research Working With Audio and Video Sources Accessing and Using Web-Based Data Exporting Images, Audio and Visual Adding Reference Material to Your NVivo Project Using Reference Material in Your Project Importing; Coding and Viewing PDF Sources Importing Reference Material from Bibliographic Software Capturing Web Pages with NCapture Datasets and Mixed Methods Combining Data Types in Research What Does a Dataset Look Like? Managing Data in a Data Set Coding Dataset Text Importing and Analysing a Social Media Data Set Analysing Datasets and Other Mixed Data Types Tools and Strategies for Visualizing Data Why Visualise? Case Analysis Using Models Grouping and Conceptualizing Comparative Analysis with Charts and Graphs Explore Relationships Via the Modeller Build a Visual Narrative Mapping Connections - Building Theory Exploratory Visualization Using Cluster Analysis Exporting Models and Visualizations Concluding Comments Using Coding and Queries to Further Analysis The Analytic Journey Queries in NVivo Common Features in Queries Seven Queries Using Coding and Queries to Further Analysis Creating and Customizing Reports Teamwork with NVivo Getting Ready For Teamwork Options for Storing and Accessing a Team Project Getting Started as a Team with NVivo Using NVivo's Tools to Facilitate Team Communication Coding as a Team Combining Databases Comparing Coding by Different Researchers Moving On - Further Resources

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446256558
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781446256558
  • weight: 700
  • ISBN10: 1446256553
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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