From photo-elicitation, photo-voice, analyzing video or images, or discourse analysis—there are numerous ways to engage visual media in research to explore complex questions and topics concerning social scientists!
Dedoose Reminders to Keep Your Qualitative and Mixed Methods Work Rolling Along
Reminders about the terrific survey importer, quick code widget and a variety of guidance on examining inter-rater reliability in Dedoose. All great stuff for qualitative and mixed methods research and evaluation data analysis.
As we all know too well, data analysis cannot be done without the data! In this new blog series, we will be going over the process we followed to set up and analyze a project related to speeches from and related to the EU.
NEW Updated Dedoose Support Video Tutorials! Part 2: Code Setup
Here we discuss getting started from a shell in Dedoose, and how to approach creating, editing and using a code system. This includes creating descriptor fields and data, importing descriptor fields and data, submitting resources, linking resources and descriptors, building a tag tree and a whole lot more, brought to you by our very own Eli Lieber of UCLA.
The cloud, or cloud computing can be a confusing thing. We are not talking about the weather, but a place that information is stored and can be interacted with. The term ‘the cloud’ can be loosely thought of as the Internet. Information in the cloud is stored on servers belonging to and maintained by others—not directly on your local computer. If you have used Gmail or Yahoo to access your email, watched videos on YouTube, used Netflix, or paid a bill online, then you have used a web application that is operating in the cloud.
Full PDF and Image Support in Latest Dedoose Release
Our user community was abuzz with the key new features in Dedoose 7. After a tremendous amount of work, our awesome Tech Team has now added image based PDF and image importing, excerpting, and coding capabilities. To bring you the best of both worlds, you now have the option to importing PDFs as native image-based media or make use of the OCR technology to import the file as a document-based media.
Information about new features included in our most recent update, including changes to the Code Tree, new "Re-Parent" and "Make Root" code options, retroactive upcode, and a few security updates. Hope you enjoy!
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!
Dedoose Fall 2014 Update--Great New Features to Enjoy
So what has your favorite data analysis software provider been up to in regards to new updates lately? Well, we've implemented a couple of performance enhancements, most notably in our import and iconography engines, but we think one new feature will specifically make Dedoose stand out a little more in the research app field.. But you'll have to keep reading to hear what it is!
Enjoy saving time? We take a moment to highlight a not-so-secret feature that is can easily be overlooked, but is indispensable as a time-saver when processing data or transcribing video and audio - The Quick Code Widget! Read more to learn how you can save tons of time during your survey analysis, because who doesn't appreciate free time?
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!
The code system you create in Dedoose serves as the conceptual framework used to organize, understand, and communicate the results of your work and your qualitative data. Good science in qualitative data and mixed methods work depends on your solid code system. Learn more here!
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!
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!
Dedoose Mixed Methods And Qualitative Research Software Version 4.2
On March 28th we released an updated version of Dedoose that included some huge new features and many enhancements to easy workflow—thanks to everyone who submitted requests and keep them coming as there is never a good idea that gets ignored at Dedoose central.
Dedoose Mixed Methods And Qualitative Research Software Version 3.2
Our upgraded charting engine is powered by a fantastic algorithm that looks at the data used, breaks it up into categories based on the distribution of cases across the range of the variable, and then generates charts based on these groupings.
Dedoose Mixed Methods And Qualitative Research Software Version 1.1
Obtaining the EV certificate was quite an extensive process that included a lot of back and forth with our certificate processor, along with our legal team, but after weeks of set backs we are finally good to go!
Dedoose Mixed Methods And Qualitative Research Software Version 1.0
Technologies have been rapidly advancing since EthnoNotes was built and we've been dreaming about how to take advantage of this growth. The dreaming is over, the hard work is behind us, and Dedoose has arrived