In Lesson 67, we have discussed how to write section 3.8 when the data you anticipate to collect is numerical data. In this lesson, we are going to discuss the steps you follow when analyzing data emanating from qualitative research. This is narrative data that is analyzed using thematic or inductive analysis method.
Qualitative research data is mainly narrative and its analysis involves a number of steps that we shall discuss in this lesson.
This lesson aims to achieve the following:
- Discuss qualitative data analysis;
- Explain the steps followed when conducting qualitative data analysis;
- Explain the requirements of section 3.8 when data is narrative.