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Hon 270.02 Spring 2019 Dr. Stratton

Qualitative Methods

Learning About Social Science Methods

Examples of Qualitative Social Science Methods

Qualitative Method Tools: Text Analysis

About text analyzing tools - these can help you analyze texts and see patterns - think of interviews, documents, webpages -- anything with lots of words. They will generally indicate word frequency and sometimes word connections.

More complicated programs like Atlas.Ti and NVivo can do more extensive coding and qualitative analysis of texts and are often used for ethnographic analysis.

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