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.
Importing and Analyzing Twitter Data with Dedoose!
Dedoose is an amazing tool you can use for analyzing all types of data, and today we will import and do some basic analytics with Twitter data! Check out this step by step guide to import your twitter data!
Best Practices in Excerpting and Coding and Capitalizing on Dedoose Features
Sometimes excerpting and coding your qualitative data to maximize their value when integrating with quantitative data and carrying out your qualitative and mixed methods data analysis isn’t as straightforward as it may seem on the surface. At Dedoose we see lots of variation in these practices and are offering up this blog to provide some guidance based on what we know from our academic research and teaching experiences. We’ll hope this is helpful to a wide swath of you out there in the Dedoose user community and the value of context for your data analysis and capitalizing on Dedoose analytic features is crystal clear.
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.
Sentiment Analysis and Code Weighting in Dedoose—What Can it do for You?
Sentiment analysis is a great example of how taking advantage of the Dedoose code weighting/rating system. This is a unique feature of Dedoose that allows you to bring a new, investigator-determined, dimension to your database and opens up a range of awesome analysis perspectives.
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!
Importing Data into Dedoose! An Easy Way to Enter Your Data.
Learn more here about formatting and several other suggestions we have when preparing to import your data to a Dedoose project. You can import your data from practically any qualitative or quantitative data software on the market or from simple spreadsheets.
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?
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!