And for them CAQDAS packages like do not help them in pursuing their particular form of analysis.
What cannot help you with is to decide on the overall approach that you want to use for your analysis.
Should it be an inductive approach, a deductive approach, or a mixture of both?
“There are so many variations and possibilities,” House says.
“Ph D students need to be resourceful and willing to shift their expectations as they learn new research techniques.
Ellen Mink, Ph D, core research faculty in the School of Public Service Leadership and co-chair of the PSL Scientific Merit Review Committee, outlines two primary data sources for quantitative research.
The choice of whether to use a qualitative or quantitative methodology is based on the nature of the questions being asked, the state of the field, and the feasibility of the approach with the population of interest.
Although one important feature in is the coding function, also at we whole-heartedly support the statement that “Analysis is more than coding”.
Software is simply a tool that supports the data analysis process by helping you to find what you are looking for, to retrieve data in all kinds of ways, to help you think and to work with your data.
It helps them to manage, sort through and organize their data corpus.
If you decide that coding is an appropriate method to approach the analysis of your data, there is still a lot to learn. Available online: where was employed as a tool: Burg, Carol.