Qualitative Research Skills
Learn to conduct interviews & focus groups and analyze data in NVivo.
How do I earn a badge or meta-badge?
To earn a badge, you must attend 90%+ of the workshop session(s) and receive 85%+ on the assignment(s).
To earn the Qualitative Research Skills meta-badge, you must earn both of the badges below and receive 85%+ on a summary assignment.
Conducting Interviews & Focus Groups
Explore best practices for conducting interviews and focus groups including planning logistics (space, materials, etc.), leading individual and group sessions, and handling difficult situations. Collaboratively view and critique examples of exemplary and problematic interview and focus group sessions. Put your learning into practice with workshop peers.
Learn the basics of NVivo and best practices for importing documents, creating themes and sub-themes (nodes), coding data, creating crosstabs for comparing coding between groups, running data analysis queries, and comparing results from different coders. Practice coding and analyzing several mock transcripts.