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Paulus, Trena M.; Pope, Elizabeth M.; Woolf, Nicholas; Silver, Christina – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Few studies have explored approaches to teaching qualitative data analysis software (QDAS). As more researchers rely on self-teaching, more research into best practices for developing QDAS expertise is warranted. In this paper, we report our experience using the Five-Level QDA® method to guide the design of an introductory ATLAS.ti workshop. By…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Computer Software, Workshops
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McGaha, Kristina K.; D'Urso, Patricia A. – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Validation is a critical element of analysis which increases the credibility, rigor, and trustworthiness of research. Interpretive phenomenology traditionally has employed member checking as the validation tool to support the themes cultivated from data. However, the literature has challenged member checking as being insufficient or inaccurate in…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Ethnography, Research Design, Work Environment
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Holdershaw, Judith; Melnyk, Valentyna; Gendall, Philip; Wright, Malcolm – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2018
Despite years of refinement and improvement to questionnaire design, the need remains to identify effective, but 'user-friendly' questioning procedures to predict behaviour, without compromising predictive performance. Questionnaires developed to predict behaviour typically use an attitudinal approach. However, those types of questionnaires are…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Predictor Variables, Comparative Analysis, College Students
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Silver, Christina; Rivers, Christine – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2016
This paper presents an empirically-derived CAQDAS Postgraduate Learning Model (CPLM) that illustrates the importance of integrated learning of qualitative methodology and technology for postgraduate students. Developed from analysis of a qualitative data-set of interview transcripts, survey responses and support-session observations constructed…
Descriptors: Correlation, Graduate Students, Models, Information Technology
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Povee, Kate; Roberts, Lynne D. – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2015
In psychology, there has been a growing interest in mixed methods approaches, however, only a minority of published research explicitly use this methodology. This study aimed to explore the full range of attitudes toward mixed methods research in psychology held by students and academics, using the model of attitudes by Eagly and Chaiken as a…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Students, College Faculty, Mixed Methods Research