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Qualitative Data Analysis: QDA with NVivo

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Workshop Information

Workshop Description 

NVivo is a software for conducting qualitative and mixed methods analysis. Within an NVivo file, you can upload and analyze text, multimedia, or survey data in a way that helps you answer your research question. In this workshop, we’ll work towards an understanding of NVivo’s capabilities and explore how this tool can be used in your research plan.

This workshop does not assume any previous knowledge of NVivo or other QDA software.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the workshop, we expect that you’ll be able to:

  1. Access NVivo and identify which version you are using.
  2. Describe the basic capabilities of NVivo, including:
    • Data types that can be analyzed
    • How to upload and analyze survey data
    • How to manually and automatically code data
    • Ways to view coded data using NVivo’s query system
    • Collaboration capabilities
  3. Describe how the basic features of NVivo can be used in your own data analysis plan