Processing data

These checkpoints create opportunities to stop and think or look at a concept Confused

in a different way.

What steps can you take to improve the quality of your raw data? Watch this video.

What does it mean to ‘code’ your data and create a code book? Read this journal article.

How do you examine the responses and code the themes of your data? Watch this video.

What are the most common types of quantitative data analysis software for social science research, and how do they compare? Visit this website.

What is qualitative content analysis? Read this encyclopedia entry. (Coming soon!)

When might a mixed methods approach be appropriate? Visit this website.


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