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3 Mixed Methods Approaches to Consider For Your Qualitative Data Analysis

Description: Here, we explore 3 simple mixed methods approaches to add to your qualitative data analysis within Dedoose. Click "Read More" to learn the details.

Sentiment Analysis and Code Weighting in Dedoose - What Can It do for You?

Description: Sentiment analysis is a great example of taking advantage of the Dedoose code weighting/rating system. This is a feature of Dedoose that allows you to bring a new dimension to your database and open up a range of analysis perspectives.

Setting Up Your Project Data: The Dedoose Quick Start Guide

Description: A guide to making the most of your qualitative research data within Dedoose. We go over tricks for importing your data, setting up codes, descriptors and media, as well tips to help get your research data integrated and analyzed using Dedoose.

What Is Mixed Methods Research?

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.

Descriptors and Your Qualitative Data Analysis—Part 2: How to Manually Create Descriptors

Description: Now that you have read ‘Part 1: The Lingo,’ you should understand the basics concerning what descriptors are and why you would want to use them when organizing and analyzing your mixed methods or qualitative data analysis.

Descriptor Series Part 3: Dynamic Descriptors - Mixed Methods Approach to Tracking Change Over Time

Description: When your research calls for speaking to the same participants at multiple time points, you need to quickly and easily identify the phase at which each interview belongs. This is where dynamic descriptor fields come in.

What is Qualitative Research?

Description: The fundamental purpose of qualitative research is to better understand why a particular group of people behaves or believes as it does

Top 3 Descriptor Practices to Keep an Eye Out For

Description: While the Dedoose Descriptor functionality can be very useful and a valuable component of your project, it can also be confusing…hence the number of blogs we post on the topic.

Best Practices in Excerpting and Coding and Capitalizing on Dedoose Features

Description: Qualitative data allow us to learn about the rich, nature, complex, and contextualized ways in which our research participants experience their lives…the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of life, beyond the ‘what?’ So, simply, context is king.

Descriptors and Your Qualitative Data Analysis – Part 1: The Lingo

Description: It seems that there is often confusion about descriptors – what they are and how to use them in your mixed methods or qualitative data analysis.

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