A Neophyte's Journey through Qualitative Analysis Using Morse's Cognitive Processes of Analysis

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Title A Neophyte's Journey through Qualitative Analysis Using Morse's Cognitive Processes of Analysis
Author Walker, Rachel Michell; Cooke, Marie Louise; McAllister, Margaret
Journal Name International Journal of Qualitative Methods
Editor Cindy Jardine - University of Alberta, Lisa M Given - University of Alberta, etc
Year Published 2008
Place of publication Edmonton, Alberta
Publisher International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM), Univeristy of Alberta
Abstract Abstract: In the early stages of her master's thesis the author became increasingly concerned about how she would analyze the data for her planned critical interpretive study. She felt that she needed clear direction about the process of qualitative analysis but found the “how to” of theory development within qualitative data analysis poorly described and vague. A book chapter by qualitative researcher Janice Morse (1994) provided guidance. In it Morse outlined four cognitive and essentially sequential processes, which the author adapted to guide the analysis of data for her study. Keywords: qualitative analysis, neophyte researcher, cognitive processes, critical interpretative study
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/IJQM/index
Alternative URI http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/IJQM/article/view/1620
Copyright Statement Copyright 2008 Walker, Rachel Michell et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Volume 7
Issue Number 1
Page from 81
Page to 93
ISSN 16094069
Date Accessioned 2008-04-02
Date Available 2008-11-19T02:55:43Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Health Institute; Centre for Health Practice Innovation
Faculty Griffith Health Faculty
Subject Nursing
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/20469
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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