Software and Qualitative Analysis

1. Learning Objectives

After reviewing this chapter readers should better be able to:

  • Understand the main stages or steps in the analysis of qualitative data
  • Understand the key principals for establishing rigor in qualitative research
  • Know the principal techniques for marking up the data as you read through and interpret them
  • Know the tactics and principles for drawing sound conclusions from qualitative data
  • Understand the principles and techniques for verifying the conclusions you draw
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