Learning Objectives

8-1 Describe the aims and purposes of qualitative data analysis.

8-2 Illustrate the overarching steps of a thematic analysis.

8-3 Summarize the types of transcripts.

8-4 Discuss the various types of transcription software.

8-5 Describe the different types of coding and their functions.

8-6 Explain how to move from codes to themes.

8-7 Summarize how validity has been conceptualized in qualitative research.

8-8 Identify the role of computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software in qualitative data analysis.