Images as an Educational Tool: Cartoon Analysis as an Example in Teaching Tourism with the use of webQDA software

Visual methodologies in education have a potential for engaging students in a process of self-reflection to change behaviours. This essay aims to explore the benefits of image-based data and methodologies, such as cartoons analysis, in tourism educational environments, based on an exploratory exercise...

The visual life of qualitative data – PART 2

Data visualisation can be used from organising qualitative research data to analysing and presenting results. It also can contribute to researchers and their readers to discover new interpretations and knowledge about the phenomenon studied.

The visual life of qualitative data – PART 1

Visual representation is helpful during all phases of data analysis. These allow identifying patterns, numerical and non-numerical trends, using graphs, maps, tables, diagrams, flowcharts, among others.

Can data analysis using software provide rigor?

Qualitative Research has benefited from the enormous progress in terms of methods and techniques with intensive use of technology. The current demands in the investigative context compel more and more researchers to equip themselves with digital tools that provide speed and efficiency in their research processes.

General tips for encoding Qualitative Data

One of the main errors verified in research is the lack of planning of adequate methods for data analysis. For example, to develop a data collection instrument, it is necessary to pay attention to the tools used to obtain results (analysis). Analysing qualitative data is not a task without difficulties,...

Seven Essential Steps (Cross-cutting Subtasks) for Qualitative Data Analysis with Integration of webQDA Software

The seven essential steps or subtasks that we will describe below are transversal or generic to qualitative data analysis techniques. The technique's focus on the analysis rests on specific choices according to each objective and research questions.

Foundations of Qualitative Research

For very practical purposes, it can be said that qualitative research of scientific nature has three stages: (1) an exploratory phase; (2) fieldwork; (3) analysis and treatment of the empirical and documentary material. The exploratory phase consists of the production of the research project and all the procedures necessary for...