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Approaching the data analysis

Authors of this page:Dawn Clarke and Graham R. Gibbs

Affiliation: University of Huddersfield

Date written: 27th July 2008





In this section Frances talks about her early attempts to analyse the data.




Initial template construction

  1. Learn how to choose from the many approaches to qualitative analysis.
  2. Understand the value of collaboration and supervisors in getting started with coding.
  3. Learn the role of reflection in coming to terms with possible personal biases in coding.


The start of a new insight - embodiment

  1. Learn how revisiting the literature can help develop a more analytical approach.
  2. Understand how ideas fromm the literature can help you overcome early personal biases in your analysis.



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