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Qualitative Research & Tools

Information about Qualitative Methodology and Software

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Qualitative research is a methodology that can be applied to textual data. In Digital Humanities, the term would be "close reading" (as compared to "distant reading" like text mining).

  • Data Collection - Get tips for interviewing, focus groups, ethnography and others
  • Find Data - Find secondary data that you can use
  • Methods - Read about Grounded Theory, Narrative Analysis, and other methodologies
  • Analysis - Learn how to code and analyze the texts
  • Computer-Aided QDA - Understand how software changes the analysis process
  • Software - Get help choosing and using specific software, including NVivo, QDA Miner, and Atlas.ti
  • Writing - See instructions and examples for writing up qualitative research

What is Qualitative Research

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