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InVivo Inspiration: Investigating Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS)
M. L. Radford, V. Kitzie, D. Floegel, L. S. Connaway, J. Bossaller, S. Burns
This half-day workshop will provide an overview and comparison of computer-assisted qualitative data analysis software (CAQDAS). Since adoption of these programs requires substantial time commitment and/or budget expenditure, it is vital to understand their capabilities and limitations, as well as the types of data best suited for each platform. A panel of experts will present advantages and disadvantages of several software packages, then demonstrate how to use popular CAQDAS platforms, including commercial (i.e., NVivo, ATLAS.ti, Qualtrics, Dedoose) and open source (i.e., RQDA) programs. Panelists will then invite attendees to participate in interactive breakout tables to learn more about and experiment with a product of their choice. Panelists will answer attendees’ questions and demonstrate advanced features. The workshop will conclude with a general Q&A session. Both novice and experienced researchers will benefit by learning about the variety of available CAQDAS options.