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P265/03 Qualitative data analysis: Using NVivo 12

ECTS: 1.80
Responsible: Annesofie Lunde Jensen
Secretary: Thilde Møller Risgaard
Application deadline: 14-10-2019

Qualitative data analysis: Using NVivo 12  P265/03

is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, fall 2019.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master’s degree in other health related fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).

Introduction: NVivo 12 is a software programme for data analysis, which is useful for organising and analysing large quantities of qualitative data. Qualitative data covers a range of different data such as data from interviews, focus groups, field observations, videos, pictures, journal articles and web pages. NVivo 12 can be used in different types of research including data analysis based on e.g. content analysis, grounded theory, discourse analysis, and taxonomic analysis. Furthermore, it is useful in systematic reviews, e.g. meta-synthesis and mixed methods reviews.

Aim: The course aims to provide students with the skills necessary to critically use the qualitative software programme NVivo 12 and to train the students in using NVivo 12 to organise and analyse different types of qualitative data.

Learning outcomes: The students will learn how NVivo 12 supports the qualitative study process from the beginning to the end. Having completed this course, the student will be able to use NVivo 12’s most important functions:

Content: The course will guide the student through NVivo 12’s own systematic approach to a qualitative project and outline how NVivo 12 supports a stringent and well-documented approach to the entire data handling process. NVivo12's user interface and basic functions are introduced starting with the logical process of loading data, followed by the handling of different kinds of data and coding and different types of data analysis. Finally, the course will teach and train the students on how to use NVivo 12 to present the results of a project.

The course alternates between lectures and exercises and a high level of student participation is expected. This includes out of class assignment.

It is recommended to take the course in the beginning of the research project just after one have started to collect data material.  

Recommended knowledge for participation:
Knowledge regarding qualitative research methods is to be expected.
Furthermore, participants must have NVivo 12 installed on their computer.

Language: English

ECTS: 1.8

Head of course: Annesofie Lunde Jensen

Instructors: All instructors are experienced users of NVivo 12

Number of participants: 22

Dates and times:
11 and 18 November, and 2 December 2019
Each day from 09.00 am to 3.15 pm. 

Place: "Det Blå Auditorium" og "Kollekvierum Øst", The Victor Albeck Building, Vennelyst Boulevard 4, DK-8000 Aarhus (Aarhus University).

Course fee: DKK 2160

Participation in the course is without cost for:

Application deadline: 14-10-2019