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DSD: In a Nutshell: Starting an Nvivo Project
Course Description:

This is a one hour demonstration that shows you how to start a qualitative data project in Nvivo.


An understanding of qualitative data and of the different data types you may encounter.

"Teaching me the software functions and process provided me with essential data processing skills. As a result, my dissertation was highly commented by my supervisor and the second marker. Thank you very much!" (Postgraduate student in Education and Technology)


Please ensure you are using Desktop@UCL or the UCL VPN when booking because you need to be on the UCL network to use the system.

Please ensure you complete any necessary pre-learning (found in our Moodle course) beforehand.

Once you have enrolled, you will need to click on the play button under 'My current enrolments' in My Learning to join at the time of the live session. You will also receive an email containing the direct joining link at least a day before the session.

We would encourage those who are new to Microsoft Teams to join within the first 15 minutes of the advertised start time in order to test out their connection/audio. The actual session will start on the hour.
Topics covered will include:
  • Formats you can use for your data
  • How to import data
    • Fixed versus open data fields
  • Ways of viewing data
  • Coding free text responses
  • Basic querying of free text data
Intended Audience:
Target Audience: All
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