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
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
I have been thinking about hosting a tweetchat on qualitative research for some time now, but resisted because I consider myself more of a qualitative enthusiast, rather than an expert. However, upon reflection, I’ve decided it doesn’t matter. I don’t believe that there is a “right” way to do qualitative research and I’m not personally … Continue reading #QualChat: A Tweetchat on qualitative research.
This blog was written by Sydney Church, a qualitative research consultant currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. She is available for remote work globally and you can contact her on firstname.lastname@example.org or through her Twitter @SlowFindings. I recently consulted a company conducting a mixed methods evaluation on best practice for qualitative analyses. Qualitative research … Continue reading ‘‘Research has to happen ‘somewhere’’ – a guide to situating qualitative research