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The Qualitative Research and Innovation Series

SAGE & NVivo LogosSAGE and NVivo are excited to announce the Qualitative Research and Innovation Series of webinars and podcasts. Intended for researchers of all experience levels and backgrounds, this series highlights qualitative research and data collection methods across the social sciences and showcases practical insights into both traditional and emerging qualitative research approaches.

Between now and the end of 2020 the series focuses on timely topics such as researching in a digital world and rapid qualitative research, with further topics to follow in early 2021.

 

The Webinars on offer are listed below:

 

An Introduction to Rapid Qualitative Research

December 4, 2020 – 1 PM BST (London Time) – 8 AM EST (Eastern Standard Time)

 

The webinar has been designed as a brief introduction to the field of rapid qualitative research. It will include an overview of: the history of rapid qualitative research approaches; examples of rapid qualitative research approaches such as:

  • rapid ethnographic assessments (REA),
  • rapid appraisals (RA), rapid and short-term ethnographies,
  • rapid assessment procedures (RAP);
  • the contributions and limitations of rapid qualitative research approaches (including a discussion of when these are & are not suitable)
  • the challenges of carrying out rapid qualitative research, and the future of this field.

Presenter: Cecilia Vindrola-Padros

 

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Doing Qualitative Research in a Digital World (occurred)

October 7, 2020 – 12 PM EDT   (Eastern Daylight Time)

 

In this webinar, Dr. Trena Paulus and Dr. Jessica Lester, co-authors of the forthcoming Doing Qualitative Research in a Digital World, guided participants in a critical appraisal of the role that digital tools and spaces can play across the research process. They illustrated how theories of technology can inform qualitative research design in today’s world and offered strategies for generating a unique digital workflow for designing and implementing qualitative research studies. Narratives described cutting-edge use of digital tools and spaces were shared to provide a practical illustration of the content.

Presenters: Trena M. Paulus and Jessica N. Lester

 

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Getting Started With Qualitative-Focused Mixed Methods Research: 4 Essential Things To Know & Do (occurred)

October 20, 2020, - 11 AM EDT  (Eastern Daylight Time)

 

Are you interested in mixed methods research but unsure of whether it is a good fit for your more qualitative-focused study ideas? Mixed methods research requires specific knowledge and skills within the rapidly evolving field. This webinar will introduce four essential things to know and do as you embark on a mixed methods research study and is organized around four key questions:

  1. Why is integration of qualitative with quantitative research needed for your study?
  2. What will your qualitative-focused mixed methods research design look like?
  3. Who will your qualitative-focused mixed methods research study involve?
  4. How will you represent the required evidence of integration?

Presenter: Cheryl Poth, University of Alberta

 

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Connecting for Collecting Data: Qualitative Research Online with Human Participants (occured)

November 12 – 12 PM EST  (Eastern Standard Time)

 

We are accustomed to communicating electronically, but how can you collect data when real participants are on the other side of the screen? In this webinar we will explore ways to design and conduct qualitative research online, including one-to-one interviews, group interviews, participant observation, or creative methods.

Presenter: Janet Salmons, PhD

 

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If you are interested in contributing to the series, please do reach out to NVivo Community Director Stacy Penna - s.penna@qsrinternational.com and Research Methods Commissioning Editor Aly Owen - alysha.owen@sagepub.co.uk to discuss your ideas.