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Qualitative Data Analysis (Steps)


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A presentation by professor Alexis López (2009)

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Qualitative Data Analysis (Steps)

  1. 1. Steps in Qualitative Data Analysis
  2. 2. Step 1 <ul><li>Transcribe all the data </li></ul>
  3. 3. Step 2 <ul><li>Organize all the data </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step 3 <ul><li>Give codes to your first set of field notes drawn from observations, interviews, or document reviews </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step 4 <ul><li>Note personal reflections or other comments in the margin </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step 5 <ul><li>Sort and sift through the materials to identify similar phrases, relationships between variables, patterns, themes, distinct differences between subgroups, and common sequences </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 6 <ul><li>Identify these patterns and processes, commonalities, and differences and take them out to the field in the next wave of data collection </li></ul>
  8. 8. Step 7 <ul><li>Begin elaborating a small set of generalizations that cover the consistencies discerned in the database </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step 8 <ul><li>Examine those generalizations in light of a formalized body of knowledge in the form of constructs or theories </li></ul>