Around 6 years ago, I published an article on electronically organising a literature review. Curating a large set of articles, websites and books can be daunting when there is a high volume. The article has been a success with over 20,000 views on Academia.edu alone! Interestingly the article was referred to by a wide spectrum of organisations for a range of different reasons, which goes to show that a literature review is not just an academic task!
Online qualitative research has been used in market research to gain insight into consumer behaviour and attitudes. What can online qualitative research data collection tools offer? What are the benefits and limitations?
7 Online Qualitative Research Tools
The online qualitative research data tools I am interested in are for one-to-one interviews and focus groups.
For all the research tools explained below, pricing is generally not available on their website but it is possible to approach them for a quote that fits the needs of your research project.
There are many tools out there for doing mind-maps. Here are my top 7.
For most of my research projects, I’ve done qualitative data analysis using thematic content analysis, grounded theory and framework analysis. I have predominantly used focus groups and interviews as tools to collect my data. With this in mind, here are my 7 top qualitative analysis tools. Prices are in US dollars for consistency.
Writing journal articles and white papers could mean inputing citations, but there are quick ways of doing this. Check out my top 10 reference management tools.
I was invited to take part in a podcast about surviving the viva with Dr Nathan Ryder from Viva Survivors (http://viva-survivors.com/2015/05/episode-40-dr-chloe-sharp/). From my experience, I’ve kept this post regarding completing the PhD viva.