Description: As the “core stage of grounded theory methodology” (Glaser 1998), memoing is instrumental in developing codes systems directly from your data.
Description: Transcribing is THE WORST... just the worst. If we had a nickel for every time someone at a conference talked to us about the perils of audio and video transcription…well, we would be very rich.
Description: Are you confused by descriptors? No worries, many people are, but they can be very useful in seeing your qualitative data from entirely new directions.
Description: The essential goal of mixed methods research is to tackle a given research question from any relevant angle, making use where appropriate of previous research and/or more than one type of investigative perspective.
Description: The fundamental purpose of qualitative research is to better understand why a particular group of people behaves or believes as it does
Description: As opposed to the broad-based, open-ended approach of qualitative research, the fundamental purpose of quantitative research is to seek specific answers to specific questions
Description: Qualitative text analysis is far more effective when not only are codes/themes applied to tag and subsequently count meaningful content or words/phrases, but when the ‘value’ of each application is further is tracked and understood
Description: An F is significant at a level of it equals or exceeds the value shown in the table at that level and the appropriate degrees of freedom.