Insights from being an online research participant

In the first half of last year, I agreed to be a participant in a research project where I was interviewed online. I found the experience interesting, eye opening, and learned so much from it. Here, I wanted to present my thoughts and experience, rather than what I learned, because I think that everyone will … Continue reading Insights from being an online research participant

Thoughts on qualitative research software training

I have written and rewritten this post over a dozen times over the last year, but it's time to hit "publish". My main point, in case you don't want to read the full post, is this: who you hire to train you matters. Their skill set, their experience on a topic, it matters. You wouldn't … Continue reading Thoughts on qualitative research software training

Text Searching in Qualitative Research

I was running a workshop today, and talking about the context in which I use a text search query in NVivo, so thought I would share it here in case others find it useful. The caveat here, as usual is that this is not for ALL research, just the majority that I see when I … Continue reading Text Searching in Qualitative Research

Is this the future of Higher Education?

I heard about a grassroots university that is completely reimagining higher education to provide a system of education that values the whole person. It is called Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV), set up by Chinmaya Mission four years ago. We know that challenges to mental health and well-being are becoming prevalent around the world, and also that … Continue reading Is this the future of Higher Education?