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Integrating NVivo into qualitative methods teaching Find out how a team from Curtin University successfully integrated NVivo into the teaching of an undergraduate research methods unit.

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  • 1. 30.07.2010 1 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Lynne Roberts, Lauren Breen & Maxine Symes Integrating NVivo into Qualitative Methods Teaching QSR International eSeminar 24 August 2012 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Lynne Roberts Lauren Breen Maxine Symes

2. 30.07.2010 3 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Planning: Big Picture Aim to integrate the teaching of NVivo within the teaching of qualitative research Focus on: Integration Extension Value-adding Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Planning: Practicalities Upgrading teaching staff skills in using NVivo Identifying core components that need to be taught to enable NVivo to be used at an introductory level Creating new lab activities to teach and support the use of NVivo Rewriting portions of major assessment to include NVivo Arranging for NVivo to be loaded in computer lab Teaching NVivo 3. 30.07.2010 4 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Key Functions Identified for Beginners Familiarity with lay out Setting up a project Importing transcripts into NVivo Coding to nodes Displaying material under nodes Managing nodes Memos Exporting from NVivo Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Piloting Instructional material piloted with fourth year psychology student volunteers Minor modifications made based on the feedback provided. Teaching NVivo 4. 30.07.2010 5 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Integration into Unit 3rd Year Advanced Psychological Science unit 114 psychology undergraduate students 3 X 1 hour labs (repeated 5 times) on using NVivo NVivo used to analyse interview data collected by students Reporting of NVivo analysis and results in final assignments Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Content of First 7 Labs Developing a research plan Interview schedules and information sheets Interviewing Qualitative Data Analysis Thematic Analysis: Initial coding* Thematic Analysis: Category development* Thematic Analysis: Conceptual maps and writing up *Key labs for NVivo use Teaching NVivo 5. 30.07.2010 6 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Lab 5: Thematic Analysis: Initial coding Introduction to NVivo Creating a project in NVivo Layout of screen in NVivo Importing and working with transcripts Coding to nodes Focus on familiarisation and initial coding Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Lab 6: Thematic Analysis: Category development Developing and reviewing themes Displaying data coded to nodes Working with nodes (Parent-child relationships; Merging nodes; Deleting nodes) Creating memos Attaching memos to nodes Exporting from NVivo Focus on developing and reviewing themes Teaching NVivo 6. 30.07.2010 7 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Lab 7: Conceptual Maps and Writing Up Example of thematic maps Creation of own thematic maps Writing up qualitative research Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Overview of Teaching Material Teaching NVivo Introduction: Emphasis on program as tool 7. 30.07.2010 8 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Teaching NVivo Help: Highlighting key commands in NVivo program Providing link to page of book for additional assistance Overview of Teaching Material Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Overview of Teaching Material Teaching NVivo Layout: Familiarisation with panes 8. 30.07.2010 9 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Teaching NVivo Instructions in writing and in pictures Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Benefits for Staff Increases perceived legitimacy/focus on qualitative research within the school Provides initial training for students enabling staff to offer qualitative research projects in fourth year Teaching NVivo 9. 30.07.2010 10 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Benefits for Students Increases range of research skills Marketable skill Increases range of projects can consider undertaking in future years Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Tips for Integration Recommend NVivo be taught by the same staff who are teaching the principles and practise of qualitative research Teaching staff need to be trained/have experience in using NVivo Program and books needs to be available to students for use outside of class time Teaching NVivo 10. 30.07.2010 11 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Further Development of Materials and Delivery 2012 Unit being taught in the same way with minor modifications New teaching staff 2013 New qualitative unit Increased lab time to 1.5 hours per student per week Further integration of teaching NVivo within qualitative unit Practise of NVivo within mixed methods unit Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Further Development Teaching NVivo Additional Practise with Key Actions 11. 30.07.2010 12 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Evaluation of Teaching NVivo Aim: to evaluate student perceptions of the teaching and use of NVivo within this unit Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J METHOD Design Mixed methods design utilising an online survey hosted by Qualtrics Participants 67 commenced survey (59% response rate) 45 completed survey (67% completion rate) Ages 20 to 53 years (Modes 20 and 21 years) 80% female Teaching NVivo 12. 30.07.2010 13 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J METHOD: Measures Open questions Best and worst things about using NVivo Integration of NVivo within unit Suggestions for change Reasons for wanting/not wanting NVivo to be taught in future Closed questions Time spent using Resources accessed Plans to use NVivo in future Whether NVivo should be taught in future Perceived helpfulness of resources (scale) Confidence in performing basic functions (scale) Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J METHOD Procedure Curtin Human Research Ethics Committee Approval Recruitment in last week of labs in unit Students provided with link to information sheet for survey Anonymous completion of survey Analysis Thematic analysis for open questions SPSS v18 for descriptive statistics for closed questions Teaching NVivo 13. 30.07.2010 14 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J RESULTS: Teaching Resources were Helpful in Learning to Use NVivo Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J RESULTS: Confidence in Ability to Conduct Activities Teaching NVivo 14. 30.07.2010 15 Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J RESULTS: Themes and Sub-Themes Themes Sub-themes Features of the NVivo program Speed, efficiency and use Systematic data storage and display Comparison with manual analysis Time-consuming to learn Integration into the unit and course Access to the program Class time and structure Relevance to undergraduate psychology Teaching NVivo Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J RESULTS: Features of the NVivo Program Speed, efficiency and use Its easy-to-use software. It's intuitive and works similarly enough to MS Office (which students are familiar with) that there's

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