I'm seriously starting to think about the implications of AI on research, particularly qualitative research. The potential, the drawbacks as well as possible challenges. I know there has been substantial work done in this area already by some excellent scholars. I think recent changes in tech have changed how I think about potential uses and … Continue reading The role of AI in qualitative research
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
#QualChat: A Tweetchat on qualitative research.
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.