Chapter 16: Analysing Qualitative Data

Qualitative data analysis

  • Two good overarching online sources for qualitative data analysis
  1. ONLINE QDA; Learning Qualitative Data Analysis on the Web
  2. Text Analysis Info: Overview of software that analyses texts and other sources of human communication
  • ​​QDA software links 
  1. MAXqda
  2. NVivo
  3. The Ethnograph
  4. ATLAS.ti
  7. DICTION – popular for content analysis
  8. CLAN – popular for conversation analysis

Content Analysis

Thematic analysis

Longer research paper using thematic analysis

Student research project examples