Visit the Doctoral Resource Center, and view the various computer-aided qualitative data analysis (CAQDA) software applications listed in the box entitled CAQDA:
Select 1 of the analysis software applications, and describe how it might be used to code qualitative data. Offer your reflections on the following questions:
- Do you think the software will make your study more efficient? If so, how and why?
- How might the use of software be less efficient? More efficient?
- Did learning about the selected CAQDA application spark any research ideas related to your potential research focus for your dissertation research?
- Would you consider using your selected software application for a research study?