Using Software in Qualitative Research and Analysis
Students registering for .89 online courses must take the prerequisite course Introduction to Online Learning.
- Identify the benefits and drawbacks of using computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software - CAQDA and defend a decision to use a specific QDAS program (or not)
- Use software throughout a research project, from data collection through analysis
- Use CAQDAS to import, query, and manipulate qualitative data
- Identity the appropriate data analysis features within a CAQDAS program to answer a particular type of research question or data query
- 20% Discussion
- 20% LiveTalks
- 60% Assignments
Students will be required to download free trial versions of several qualitative data analysis software programs. Students will not be required to purchase any software or licenses. We will use free demo versions or programs available with a teaching license.