M6-Getting Started with NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

Starts on 02.02.2023

AI and Data Science

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° DA22-23-M6 EN
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Description

Description

NVivo is a widely used computer assisted qualitative data analysis software package which provides a potentially useful tool for the management and analysis of qualitative research data. This course is intended as a basic introduction to using NVivo for qualitative data analysis. Whether you are completely new to NVivo or have some previous experience with it, you will find this course both useful and enjoyable. This course blends lectures with hands-on exercises which allows you to try out the tools you've seen in the class under guidance.

What you will learn:

At the end of this course you will master the core functionalities to apply the latest version of NVivo (1.0) to your project, including:

  • Import - Creating a research project and importing different data formats such as Word documents, PDFs, webpages, audio, video and images into NVivo; classifying data files and managing their classifications
  • Organize - Organizing codes, code text and create codes; apply coding stripes and highlights; use cases with classification and attributes; make annotations and memos, create sets and links to files
  • Explore - Exploring lexical queries, word frequency and text search; apply code and matrix queries; illustrate with visualizations such as mind maps, concept maps, and coding matrix charts; coordinate team work by applying coding comparison

Not included in this course:

  • Theoretical framework of qualitative data analysis - Although this course will introduce some basic concepts of qualitative data analysis it is not a systematic review of the different theories.
  • Advanced qualitative methodologies - This course covers only the most salient features of NVivo and does not teach how to analyse qualitative data according to specific qualitative methods or designs, such as thematic analysis, grounded theory, content analysis, discourse analysis etc.

Fees and registration

Fees and registration form are available on the website of the Academy for Lifelong Learning of the Faculty of Sciences (UGent).

Target audience

Young researchers and data analysts who are new to qualitative research and curious about NVivo.

Course prerequisites

There are no course prerequisites for this course. Anyone can join.

Software

It is advised to bring your own laptop to class. If you don't have access to NVivo through your employer you can download the NVivo 14-day free trial for Windows and Mac via this link.

Exam / Certificate

There is no exam connected to this module. Participants who participate in both sessions receive a certificate of attendance via e-mail at the end of the course.

Type of course

This is an on campus course. We offer blended learning options if, exceptionally, you can't attend a session on campus.

Schedule

Thursday February 2, 2023, from 9 am to 12.45 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm

Venue

Faculty of Science, Campus Sterre, Krijgslaan 281, building S9, Ghent

Course material

The course materials, e.g. lecture slides, sample project and sample data will be made available one day in advance. It is recommended to download all files before the course starts.

Further resources:

Click here to see the overview of all modules in this year's course in Data Analysis

Course number:
DA22-23-M6
Type:
Short- en long-term programmes
Area of interest:
AI and Data Science, Sciences
Language:
EN
Academic year:
2023 - 2024
Starting date:
02.02.2023
Lecturers:
Limin Liu
Contact person:
ipvw-ices@ugent.be
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