Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the importance of progressive focusing and reflexivity in qualitative data analysis.
  2. Describe the differences between ethnography and ethnomethodology.
  3. Compare and contrast narrative analysis and conversation analysis.
  4. Describe the grounded theory approach and its role in data collection.
  5. Discuss how computer software programs can facilitate qualitative data analysis.
  6. Understand the ethical issues that should be given special attention in qualitative data analysis.