PNS0173 Analysing qualitative data using NVivo, 1.0 Credits
No Level Indicated
Pass / Failed
The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.
Accepted as a social science PhD student.
The purpose of the course is to introduce the PhD students to the research software NVivo, commonly used in social science to analyze and arrange materials such as documents, PDFs, audio, video, pictures, spreadsheets, web data and references.
Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an ability to classify and categorize qualitative data
- Demonstrate the ability to import and code documents, images, media sources and web data
- Demonstrate an ability to visually present and discuss own research in relation to findings
- Problematize and reflect on possible values in analyzing qualitative data in the own project
Attendance on two (2) day workshop on the program NVivo and following seminar.
Formats and requirements for examination
Documented participation on the workshop for NVivo and reference programs. Active participation in the methodological seminar and one page individually written summary on how the software can be used, supported with academic references.
This course is part of the research school Social Science Perspectives on Sustainable Development, an umbrella organization between the Department of Economics and the Department of Urban and Rural Development. www.slu.se/sspsd
Department of Economics