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Explore a collection of resources to help you develop your skills as a professional researcher, including practical guides to applied methods in the field, textbooks and digital code libraries to support understanding of cutting edge qualitative research software, and online courses in Python, R and much more on SAGE Campus.

 

Qualitative Research Kit

Edited by Uwe Flick

 

Qualitative Research Kit

The SAGE Qualitative Research Kit, 2nd Ed. (2017)

Fully updated and expanded to ten volumes, this second edition contains the essential, state-of-the-art tools for those engaging in qualitative research.

Bringing together concise, practical texts by leading academics in the field, the Kit guides  researchers through designing and carrying out research using the full range of qualitative methods, from focus groups and interviews to ethnography and discourse analysis. Containing three brand new titles, the kit updates and extends coverage across ethnography, grounded theory, triangulation and mixed methods.

Titles include:

  • Designing Qualitative Research
  • Doing Interviews 
  • Doing Conversation, Discourse and Document Analysis
  • Using Visual Data in Qualitative Research
  • Analyzing Qualitative Data
  • Doing Ethnography 
  • Doing Focus Groups
  • Doing Grounded Theory 
  • Doing Triangulation and Mixed Methods 
  • Managing Quality in Qualitative Research

 

 

 


 

SAGE Campus

SAGE Campus

Featured course - Introduction to Data Visualisation

 

SAGE Campus work with world-leading data science institutions to bring you a series of academically robust online data science courses for social scientists. Social science research is changing and we want to help you gain the skills you need to embrace the data revolution, build a successful career, and, ultimately, produce high quality research. 

 

Introduction to Data Visualisation

In this online course, you will master the principles for transforming your data into powerful visualisations, with a fresh, creative approach from data visualisation guru, Andy Kirk.

The course is perfect for anyone looking to gain an accessible, broad and thorough conceptual understanding of contemporary data visualisation to enhance the creativity and impact of their research. Find out more and enroll on SAGE Campus. 

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Andy Kirk's new book Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design, 2nd Edition (2019) contains over 200 images and extensive how-to and how-not-to examples, providing everything students and scholars need to understand and create effective data visualisations.

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Featured course - Introduction to Python for Social Scientists

 

 

 

Introduction to Python for Social Scientists

Perfect for beginners, this course will teach you the fundamentals of Python programming through taught materials and practical example. Led by Dr. Rob Mastrodomenico and Dr. Philip Brooker, you will learn to develop skills with core elements of the Python programming language, and gain an appreciation of how these can feed into social scientific work (e.g., researching with digital data).

Find out more and enroll on SAGE Campus. 

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Dr. Philip Brooker's forthcoming book Programming with Python for Social Scientists (2019) offers a vital foundation to one of the most popular programming tools in computer science, specifically for social science researchers, assuming no prior coding knowledge. It guides you through the full research process, from question to publication. Accompanied by numerous code examples, screenshots, sample data sources, this is the textbook for social scientists looking for a complete introduction to programming with Python and incorporating it into their research design and analysis.

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