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Interrater Reliability – Calculating Kappa
Reliability is the "consistency" or "repeatability" of your measures (William M.K. Trochim, Reliability) and, from a methodological perspective, is central to demonstrating that you’ve employed a rigorous approach to your project. There are a number of approaches to assess inter-rater reliability—see the Dedoose user guide for strategies...
Attention Dedoose Users! Dedoose is Rolling back to 7.1.3
Due to some unexpected technical issues, we will be rolling back Dedoose to version 7.1. We will have 7.5 back up and running after we've taken care of these issues and ensured a stable release! Check out this article for any further details or instructions.
The creation of memos is a core activity in grounded theory and other qualitative data analysis approaches. They can be useful within the Dedoose environment from a range of perspectives including documenting the analytical journey, communicating with team members, noting issues in the application of codes, and any other facet of a project's activities. The memo system in Dedoose is flexible, memos 'live' in a gruop-based organization structure, and memos can be easily exported or converted to document media within a project for excerpting and tagging.
We discuss the importance of descriptors and the crucial role they play in qualitative, quantitative and mixed method data analysis. Descriptors are the terms and phrases you will use in Dedoose to map out your research data in an easy to follow design.
Dedoose is happy to introduce the integration of PDF documents into our cloud-based platform! PDFs are a securable, compact and self-contained document that are fast becoming an industry standard, and are commonly seen and used in qualitative and quantitative analysis. Don't waste time converting your documents, upload and import your PDFs into a manageable and editable form, and get your data analysis moving!
We all know Dedoose is a top-tier data analysis app, but did you know it also happens to shine as a social sciences teaching tool? The same intuitive design that makes Dedoose a powerful yet easy to learn software for data analysis can be used to comfortably introduce your students to the world of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods data analysis! Here's some hints and ideas that might help you out along the way..
New Data and Project Backup Features Enhance the Dedoose Qualitative Data Analysis Software Platform
Data plays a crucial role in your research methodology - without your data, you have nothing! We understand the importance of not only keeping your data intact, but also in the amount of time you have invested into analyzing and preparing your project. We've updated our backup technology to ensure that your data is safe for years to come! During the overhaul we also snuck a couple other features into the most recent build - want to find out more? Read on!
Our most current release of Dedoose (Version 4.12) includes a brand new User Interface and several other user requested features, most notably is our beautiful revamp of the main menu bar. Check out more details in this post!
Technology has become a double-edged sword that has opened more points of access for our research, yet collecting, organizing and sifting through these data have remained, until recently, unrefined and inefficient. The answer to this newfound challenge? Dedoose!
Announcing: Project Specific Encryption Capabilities in Dedoose
Data security has always been paramount at Dedoose. We are proud to introduce our new feature, Project Specific Encryption, which allows you to designate an encryption key only you know to specific projects. Read more about the details of our new security feature here!
Converting Video and Audio For Your Qualitative Data Analysis
Having issues uploading audio and/or video to Dedoose? The answer to your problem likely has to do with the file format you are using. Here is a free tool to help you convert all of your audio and video to the correct format, so you can upload your media and get working!