Tech May So much terminology, so many abstract, fluffy concepts. It can be a minefield! Words, you guessed? Well… sometimes , yes. Qualitative data can, and often does, take the form of interview transcripts, documents and open-ended survey responses — but it can also involve the interpretation of images and videos.
Quantitative Data Analysis
10 Top Types of Data Analysis Methods and Techniques
Case studies are the most popular qualitative methods of data analysis. A case study method focuses on the in depth study of a single, usually complex series of events, that make up a case. The study focuses on all aspects and dimensions of the case in question, aimed at illustrating viewpoints or theories rather than making comparisons. Even when conducting a series of case studies, comparisons between two or more cases would remain faulty, as each case study has a specific design which need not necessary remain suitable for making comparisons. Another popular qualitative data analysis method is action research.
An introduction to research methods
Case study research is a qualitative research method that is used to examine contemporary real-life situations and apply the findings of the case to the problem under study. Case studies involve a detailed contextual analysis of a limited number of events or conditions and their relationships. It provides the basis for the application of ideas and extension of methods.
Aim: To illustrate an approach to data analysis in qualitative case study methodology. Background: There is often little detail in case study research about how data were analysed. However, it is important that comprehensive analysis procedures are used because there are often large sets of data from multiple sources of evidence.