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‘Using NVivo for Survey Data (including Social Media Data Extraction and Analysis)’ on Dec. 13

“Using NVivo for Survey Data (including Social Media Data Extraction and Analysis)” has been scheduled 2-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at 301 Hale Library. The presenter will be Stuart Robertson of QSR International. This webinar is the fourth in a series of customized trainings for K-State faculty/staff and graduate students on NVivo 10, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool.


This session will cover the following topics:

Approaches to Working with Survey Data

  • Importing datasets from Excel and SurveyMonkey
  • Preparing the data for coding open-ended responses
  • Preparing the data for grouping and comparison

Gathering and Analyzing Social Media Data

  • Working with data from LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook
  • Strategies for working with other web-based data

Exploring your Data

  • Using text analysis queries to support your search for themes
  • Looking for response patterns in qualitative themes

Exporting for Writing, Sharing, Presentation and Publication

  • Query results
  • Visualizations
  • Tips for Writing with NVivo 10

To participate from your own computer,  register at this link. Once registered, a link will be sent to your email address to join the webinar. All online and face-to-face participants are encouraged to ask questions and participate.

Those planning to attend in-person, Hale 301 will be open from 1:30-4:30 p.m. to allow time to meet up with other qualitative and mixed methods researchers.

Early training in Mac version on Jan. 24, 2014

There will be a webinar training on the new Mac version of NVivo 10 (scheduled for release in beta version in March 2014, with a professional release in June 2014) from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 24, 2014, at Hale 301.  More information about that session 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 installation, contact the IT Help Desk, 785-532-7722, helpdesk@k-state.edu.