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Using NVivo for mixed methods research (including demographic data) on Nov. 15

“Using NVivo for Mixed Methods Research (including Demographic Data)” has been scheduled 2-4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at 301 Hale Library. This webinar is the third in a series of customized trainings for K-State on NVivo 10, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool. The presenter will be Stuart Robinson of QSR International.  Interested individuals are welcome to attend.

Screenshot of NVivo page with New Project window

This session will cover the following topics:

Review of Nodes and Coding

  • Inductive and deductive approaches
  • Finding the best way to code

Classifications and Attributes

  • Importing “classifying” or categorical data such as demographics (more on survey data in our final session)
  • Associating classifying data with your text, PDF, dataset, image or media sources

Grouping your Data: Collections and Links

  • Organizing your data into ‘sets’
  • Finding items in your project quickly and easily
  • Creating links in your data

Exploring your Data

  • Running coding-based queries including coding and matrix-coding queries
  • Saving queries and storing your results

To participate from your own computer register through the Webinar Registration page. Once registered, you will receive an email with a link  to join the webinar.  All participants are encouraged to ask questions and participate.

Hale 301 will be open 1:30-4:30 p.m. for this event allowing additional time to meet up with other qualitative and mixed methods researchers.

Additional Online Training Session Fall Semester

“Using NVivo for Survey Data (including Social Media Data Extraction and Analysis)” will be offered 2-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at 301 Hale Library.

Trainings in the Mac Versions in 2014

There will be a webinar training on the new Mac version of NVivo 10 at 2-3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Hale 301.  (The public beta version for Mac is scheduled for release in March 2014, and the full professional Mac release in June 2014.)

QSR International will offer additional webinar-based trainings of the software on the Mac platform 2-4 p.m. Feb. 14 and 2-4 p.m. March 14, both at Hale 301.  Those using the Mac version can reserve these dates on their calendars. More information about these sessions will be forthcoming.

A K-State Campus Site License for NVivo 10

For K-State graduate students, faculty, and staff, NVivo 10 may be downloaded on both a work machine and a portable computer from K-State’s protected site after signing in with an eID/password. To activate the software, users will need the unique K-State license key. The software is only for that individual’s professional and educational use.

For help with the software installation, contact the IT Help Desk, 785-532-7722, helpdesk@k-state.edu.