Computing Packages for Qualitative Analysis
This information is for the 2012/13 session.
For MSc Social Research Methods and research students who intend to use qualitative and quantitative computer packages in their research.
It is intended to provide research students with an appreciation of various computer packages for qualitative and text analysis through introduction and hands-on training in the use of these tools.
Half-day introductory training courses on computer packages such as, Nvivo, ATLAS/ti, ALCESTE, QDA Miner/Wordstat/Simstat, Stata and SPSS during the LT and ST. Participants will sign up via MOODLE.
B Pfaffenberger, Microcomputer Applications in Qualitative Research (1988); R Tesch, Qualitative Research; Analysis Types and Software Tools (1990); N G Fielding & R M Lee, Computer Analysis & Qualitative Research (Sage, 1998); Roberts CW (1997) Textanalysis for the Social Sciences, Mahwah, Lawrence Erlbaum Ass.; Popping, R (2000) Computer-assisted Text Analysis, London, Sage, E A Weitzman & M B Miles, Computer Programs for Qualitative Data Analysis (Sage, 1995).
This course is non-examinable.