Analyzing Interview Transcripts with Dedoose
How to code and analyze your interview transcripts in Dedoose to find hidden patterns in your data.
Research helps us learn more about the world we live in and pass that knowledge on to future generations. Over the last couple hundred years it has become a vital part of the human experience. By learning some of these skills you can better access this repository of accumulated human knowledge, and even contribute to it!
Or, for the more practically minded... this course will help you write a better paper faster. Better grades, less time.
This course covers:
1) some basic principles in social science research
2) different types of projects you can choose among
3) how to select your topic
4) how to conduct a literature review
5) how to collect and analyze data
6) how to report on your findings and write a strong paper
Google Scholar- for finding scholarly sources
Dedoose- for finding patterns in qualitative data
Google Forms- for writing surveys
Amazon Mechanical Turk- for digitally distributing surveys
In addition this course is always being added to. Upcoming units include material on using SPSS and other statistical software for finding patterns in quantitative data, and Tableau for creating excellent data visualizations.
Madeline Cullen earned her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Journalism with an emphasis in Media Studies at San Diego State University. She has been a student of Dr. Davis for both a methods course and a social theory course. She has expertise in Dedoose and APA and ASA style. She works in her hometown of San Francisco, CA in the media industry. For more information, visit her Linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/madelinecullen.