The Faculty online NVivo Course starts on Monday 16th November and there are still places available.
This course is an introduction to using the NVivo software package in qualitative data analysis. It is appropriate for Masters level researchers and PhD-level researchers as well as those who commission or manage research in various contexts (e.g.: local government; evaluation research; qualitative research to supplement local data sets; etc.).
The course covers the computerised coding and annotation of qualitative data. The workshop uses NVivo qualitative coding software. NVivo is a standard package for non-numerical analysis of texts and other data objects. The notion of qualitative data that we use is multi-media: in addition to audio and text objects, images such as photos are included.
The aim of the course is to integrate your existing knowledge of qualitative interpretation techniques with a growing awareness of the possibilities for computerised manipulation and annotation of data. Sample data and coded output are provided. Participants are urged to construct graphical images (‘iconic models’) to represent the findings.
We estimate that you will need a minimum of 15 hours to complete the course. The course is the on-line equivalent of a one-day workshop (with time allocated for independent work). It will run over a time period of five weeks so that you may work at your own pace. The estimated time is based on reading and / or viewing materials, working with the NVivo software, and other activities such as posting to the discussion board.
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