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Qualitative Research Data Analysis. Mary Jean Ronan Herzog Ann Alexander Western Carolina University Educational Leadership & Foundations Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Day Waynesville Country Club February 21, 2009 mherzog@wcu.edu aalexander@wcu.edu.

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Qualitative Research Data Analysis

Mary Jean Ronan Herzog

Ann Alexander

Western Carolina University

Educational Leadership & Foundations

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Day

Waynesville Country Club

February 21, 2009

mherzog@wcu.edu

aalexander@wcu.edu


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The Qualitative Research Continuum

Reductive ………………….. Holisitic

Structured ………………….Intuitive


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Form of Data Collection

Interviews, focus groups, and questionnaires

Observations

Documents, portfolios, journals

Audiovisual materials

Type of Data

Transcriptions of open-ended interviews or questions

Fieldnotes and drawings

Notes about documents or scanned documents

Pictures, photographs, videotapes, objects, sounds

Types of Qualitative Data


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Step 1: Collect Good Data

  • Tape record and transcribe interviews

  • Take fieldnotes during interviews and observations

  • Fieldnotes include both observations and impressions

  • Take or draw pictures during observations

  • Keep a journal and/or log during the research study.


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Levels of Analysis

  • Whole – Parts – Whole

    • Data Reduction

    • Data Synthesis

    • Data Display

    • Conclusion Drawing/Verification

  • Case Analysis

  • Cross Case Analysis


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Analysis is an Iterative Process

That occurs

During data collection process

Immediately after an interview or site visit

Simultaneously

Continues till the end of the project


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Constant Comparison Method

Recursive process of:

  • Comprehension

  • Interpretation

  • Deconstruction

  • Synthesis


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Basic Steps in Analysis

  • Read and reread raw data

  • Listen and listen again to the interviews, videos, etc.

  • Watch and watch again the videos, photos, documents, etc.


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Open Coding

Naturalistic


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Ask: What Jumps Out at You?

Look/listen for

  • Issues

  • Recurring events

  • Repetition

  • Significant statements


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Manual Analysis

  • Write margin notes

  • Write memos

  • Cut text into individual segments

  • Color code

  • Sort into discreet units

  • Group commonalities (within and across cases)


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Intuitive Dimensions

Develop:

  • Hunches

  • Hypotheses

  • Codes

  • Categories

  • Conclusions

  • Summaries


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Qualitative Findings

Themes

Patterns

Concepts

Insights

Understandings


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Accuracy of Findings

  • Referential Adequacy

  • Triangulation

  • Member checking

  • External audit


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Representing Findings

  • Text

  • Direct quotes

  • Comparison table or matrix

  • Hierarchical tree diagram

  • Figures and flowcharts

  • Maps