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Aug. 14: Advanced NVivo 12 Plus

NVIVO“Advanced NVivo 12 Plus/NVivo” is a follow-up presentation from the “Introduction to NVivo 12 Plus/NVivo” offered earlier this term. This training will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, online via Zoom.  (The link will not be live until the event.)

This presentation will address the following:

  • Any extant questions from the basic introduction of NVivo 12 Plus
  • How to set up qualitative data to be explored and queried
  • How to use the software on interview, survey, focus group, and similar data
  • How to query the collected data in an NVivo project (word frequency counts, text searches, matrix coding queries, matrix queries, proximity text searches, and other forms of text parsing)
  • How to create data visualizations (word trees, word clouds, dendrograms, ring lattice graphs, sociograms, and others) (for analysis and presentations)
  • How to conduct four types of auto-coding (by extracted themes and subthemes, by sentiment analysis, by structured data, and by supervised machine learning based on existing human coding)
  • How to set up a qualitative cross-tabulation analysis
  • How to output a basic report (including a custom codebook)

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July 31: Exploring Advanced Features of Qualtrics

“Exploring Advanced Features of Qualtrics” is scheduled 1:30–3:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, online on Zoom. All students, faculty, and staff who use this research suite are welcome to attend.

The Qualtrics tool that powers K-State Survey is one of the most sophisticated online survey and research tools on the market. At K-State, it is used for research, teaching assessment, event registration, large-scale policy compliance trainings, late TEVAL evaluations, and more. There is also an integration from Qualtrics to NVivo 12 Plus for direct access to online survey data for qualitative and mixed methods analysis.

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July 17: Tapping Social Media with NCapture and NVivo

“Tapping Social Media Data with NCapture and NVivo” will be offered 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, on Zoom. This presentation provides an overview of the NCapture browser add-on (to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE) as a tool for extracting information from social media platforms and will explore how the extracted data is analyzed using NVivo 12 Plus, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool. (The NVivo for Mac now enables this functionality as well.)

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July 3: Intro to NVivo 12 Plus

NVIVOAn “Intro to NVivo 12 Plus” training is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, July 3, for all faculty, graduate students, and staff who may be using this qualitative (and mixed methods, multimethods) data analysis tool.  This session will occur on Zoom.

This presentation, which covers NVivo 12 Plus / NVivo (newest) basics, will address the following:

  • The basic parts of the NVivo 12 Plus interface
  • How to start and structure a research project (including a team project)
  • How to set up a project around a base language (Chinese/PRC, English/US, English/UK, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese/Brazil, and Spanish
  • How to ingest various multimedia file types (and curate heterogeneous and semi-structured digital data and digitized contents)
  • How to ingest some social media contents
  • How to begin manual and/or automated coding various media file types
  • How to run data queries in the tool and analyze resulting data visualizations (word clouds, word trees, matrices, geographical maps, bar charts, and others)
  • How to back up the .nvp / .nvpx project file

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June 19: Explore computational text analysis and “psycholinguistics” w/ LIWC2015

LIWC“Using LIWC2015 for Computational Linguistic Analysis” will be presented from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Friday, June 19, via Zoom. (Link will not be live until the event.)

The Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) tool enables users to conduct computational linguistic analyses on single texts, collections of texts, and text corpora, in order to better understand the latent data.

 

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April 24: Exploring Advanced Features of Qualtrics

“Exploring Advanced Features of Qualtrics” is scheduled 1:30–3:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, online on Zoom. All students, faculty, and staff who use this research suite are welcome to attend.

 

 

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Apr. 10: Advanced NVivo 12 Plus

“Advanced NVivo 12 Plus” is a follow-up presentation from the “Introduction to NVivo 12 Plus” offered earlier this term. This training will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Apr. 10, online.

 

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Mar. 27: Tapping Social Media with NCapture and NVivo 12 Plus

“Tapping Social Media Data with NCapture and NVivo 12 Plus” will be offered 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Mar. 27, on Zoom. This presentation provides an overview of the NCapture browser add-on (to Google Chrome and Microsoft IE) as a tool for extracting information from social media platforms and will explore how the extracted data is analyzed using NVivo 12 Plus, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool. (The NVivo for Mac now enables this functionality as well.)

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Mar. 13: Intro to NVivo 12 Plus

NVIVOAn “Intro to NVivo 12 Plus” training is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Mar. 13, in 306 Calvin Hall for all faculty, graduate students, and staff who may be using this qualitative (and mixed methods, multimethods) data analysis tool.

This presentation, which covers NVivo 12 Plus basics, will address the following:

  • The basic parts of the NVivo 12 Plus interface
  • How to start and structure a research project (including a team project)
  • How to set up a project around a base language (Chinese/PRC, English/US, English/UK, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese/Brazil, and Spanish
  • How to ingest various multimedia file types (and curate heterogeneous and semi-structured digital data and digitized contents)
  • How to ingest some social media contents
  • How to begin manual and/or automated coding various media file types
  • How to run data queries in the tool and analyze resulting data visualizations (word clouds, word trees, matrices, geographical maps, bar charts, and others)
  • How to back up the .nvp / .nvpx project file

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Feb. 21: Microsoft Visio Pro training

An introductory training for Microsoft Visio Pro is scheduled 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in 306 Calvin.

About Microsoft Visio Pro

Microsoft Visio Pro is a common diagramming tool that enables the creation of vector graphics.

Some common examples include the following:

  • Flowcharts to describe work or research processes
  • Basic diagrams
  • BPMN (Business Process Model and Notation) diagrams (with built-in validation based on rule sets)
  • Database systems
  • Floor plans
  • Network designs
  • Data-created visuals (with uploaded Excel spreadsheets used in Visio templates from MS Visio Online and/or the Excel backstage)
  • Automapping of websites to three levels
  • And more

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