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Template Analysis

Template Analysis. Developed by Nigel King and others.

See e.g.

Book icon King, N (2004) Using templates in the thematic analysis of text, in C.Cassell and G.Symon (Eds.) Essential Guide to Qualitative Methods in Organizational Research. London: Sage.

Phenomenological Analysis

Book icon Giorgi, A (1985) Phenomenology and psychological research. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquense University Press.

A good summary of this approach is in:

Journal symbol Giorgi, A. and Giorgi, B. (2003) 'Phenomenology', in J. A. Smith (ed), Qualitative Psychology: A practical guide to research methods. London, Thousand Oaks, New Delhi: Sage. pp. 25-50.

Book icon Moustakas, C (1994) Phenomenological Research Methods. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

See also these resources.

Journal symbol Le13
Journal symbol L04


Book icon Hay.

Web site Emes

Template Analysis compared with other non-coding approaches to analysis

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

Affiliation: University of Huddersfield

Date written: 27th November 2008

Updated: 13th Aprl 2012




Learning outcomes

  1. Learn how template analysis compares with other approaches to doing phenomenological analysis




Loudspeaker iconiPhone friendly version of the videoNigel King compares template analysis with other analytic approaches that do not use coding:


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