- The difference between collecting data using individual interviews and a focus group (e.g., intent, selecting participants, conducting the interview or focus group)
- Given the topic you are currently using for your research, would you consider using a focus group for your study? Why or why not?
Be sure to support your main post and response post with reference to the week’s Learning Resources and other scholarly evidence in APA style.
- Review the chapters in the Saldaña text.
- Review the Introduction to Coding and From Content to Coding media programs in the Learning Resources.
- Refer back to your observational field notes from Weeks 1–4 Scholars of Change videos.
- From the remaining videos, choose a different Scholars of Change video and refer to your notes from your observation for this Discussion.
- Access the transcript you downloaded for the media program of the Scholars of Change video you selected for this Discussion.
- Begin to code the transcript and the observational field notes of the Scholar of Change video you chose. (Note: You will only need one or two codes for this Discussion, although more are acceptable.)
Saldaña, J. (2016). The coding manual for qualitative researchers (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Chapter 1, “An Introduction to Codes and Coding” (pp. 1–42) (previously read in Week 5)
- Chapter 2, “Writing Analytic Memos About Narrative and Visual Data” (pp. 43–65) (previously read in Week 5)
Rubin, H. J., & Rubin, I. S. (2012). Qualitative interviewing: The art of hearing data (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Chapter 12, “Data Analysis in the Responsive Interviewing Model” (pp. 189–211) (previously read in Week 5)
Ravitch, S. M., & Carl, N. M. (2016). Qualitative research: Bridging the conceptual, theoretical, and methodological. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Chapter 7, “An Integrative Approach to Data Analysis” (pp. 215–236) (previously read in Week 5)
- Chapter 8, “Methods and Processes of Data Analysis” (pp. 237–270) (previously read in Week 5)
Onwuegbuzie, A. J., Dickinson, W. B., Leech, N. L., & Zoran, A. G. (2009). A qualitative framework for collecting and analyzing data in focus group research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 8(3), 1–21.
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.