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Qualitative Methods Workshop Day 2

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Qualitative Methods Workshop Day 2

  1. 1. Qualitative Research Methods 1I March 31st 2011, KU Leuven Jason Rutter
  2. 2. OverviewManaging your research 9.00-10.15Analysis your data 10.30-12.00Writing you qualitative chapters 1.00-3.00Planning for questions 3.15-17.00 Emphasis in individual development and feedback
  3. 3. Managing your researchAnalysis your dataWriting you qualitative chaptersPlanning for questions
  4. 4. Undertaking ResearchGetting In : Getting On : Getting Out
  5. 5. What can go wrong?
  6. 6. No access Participants don’t show Recording equipment does work Lost data Lose key informant Promoter leaves External events change etc...These must be planned for and the risk managed.
  7. 7. Exercise
  8. 8. In groups: List potential challenges that might arise. How can these be avoided? What can be done if they happen? Problem Manage Risk Solution
  9. 9. Managing your researchAnalysis your dataWriting you qualitative chaptersPlanning for questions
  10. 10. Analysing your research
  11. 11. Establish Design Questions Collection DevelopCollect Data Code Data Categories Write
  12. 12. Tackling your dataCapturing:Field notes, transcripts, pictures, personal Growing Familiarityresponses, etc.Segmenting:Arrange in meaningful chunksCoding:Identify themes, concepts, patterns, relationshipsCategorising:Grouping the themes you have identified
  13. 13. Exercise
  14. 14. What are the units of your data?List the ‘what?’, ‘who?’, ‘how’ and, finally, ‘why?’ How can you tell these using your story?
  15. 15. Managing your researchAnalysis your dataWriting you qualitative chaptersPlanning for questions
  16. 16. Writing your research
  17. 17. Identify the key points in your story Use those to organise your data chapters• How does this chapter fit into your story?• What is the theoretical background?• What does you data suggest?• How can this be illustrated?• What is the outcome of this?
  18. 18. The Hypothesis-Test-Discuss modelis poorly suited to qualitative research
  19. 19. Exercise
  20. 20. Establish Review Design Questions Literature Collection DevelopCollect Data Code Data Categories Theorise Write
  21. 21. Managing your researchAnalysis your dataWriting you qualitative chaptersPlanning for questions
  22. 22. Planning for questions
  23. 23. Summarise each page of your PhD in a sentence Be able to explain your PhD in 30 seconds Know the story of your PhD Identify the key points you want to conveyRemember you are there to talk about your PhD
  24. 24. Ask ‘why’three times... At least... Maybe five or even seven!
  25. 25. Exercise
  26. 26. • Why did you choose this qualitative approach?• What are the key weaknesses of your methods?• How would you do it differently?• What ways does you PhD move the field forward?
  27. 27. Establish Review Design Questions Literature Collection DevelopCollect Data Code Data Categories PhD ! Theorise Write
  28. 28. Summary
  29. 29. • Juliet Corbin & Anselm Strauss, Basics of Qualitative Research:Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory• Norman Denzin & Yvonna Lincoln, The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research• David Silverman, Doing Qualitative Research• Scott VanderStoep & Deidre Johnson, Research Methods For Everyday Life: Blending Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches
  30. 30. Jason.Rutter@soc.kuleuven.behttp://www.slideshare.net/Jasieboy

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