Week 5: Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 8, 2018 – QUAL Analysis

This week, we review some basics of qualitative data analysis and interpretation

To analyze qualitative data, we often code it. A code is a name or symbol used to stand for a group of similar items, idea, or phenomena that your team has noticed in your data set. Codes are operational, they have names, often a single term or phrase close to the concept the code describes (adapted from LeCompte & Schensul, “Analyzing and Interpreting Ethnographic Data” (1999). Here we differentiate between coding as a form of analysis and interpreting the results with your team (including community stakeholders and peer researchers)

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