Doctoral Core Seminar

Course Instructor: 

Janna Fox & Natasha Artemeva

Research Data Management (RDM) & Data Managment Plans (DMP)

  • Research Data Management: Start here! Staff are available to help you with your plans. Includes links to the Carleton DMP template as well as to Portage which offers the DMP Assistant, a step-by-step template to create your own plan.
  • Dataverse: A secure place to store your data and make it accessible to others

Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Softwae (CAQDAS)

  • NVivo: the one we have a site license for. " ...help you organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content." Link directly to your Survey Monkey or Qualtrics surveys. (other surveys can be imported in Excel or csv formats)
  • MaxQDA: recently added stats package, now for "qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods analysis". 4 different option packages + Many different student licensing options
  • QDA Miner: "easy-to-use qualitative data analysis software package for coding, annotating, retrieving and analyzing small and large collections of documents and images". Additional modules for statistical data analysis and quantitative content analysis/text mining. Has free QDA Miner Lite
  • HyperRESEARCH
  • Atlas.ti
  • Dedoose: web based. "cross-platform app for analyzing qualitative and mixed methods research with text, photos, audio, videos, spreadsheet data and more"

Multimodal Analysis Tools

  • Elan: designed for analysis of language, sign language, and gesture (free)

Survey Tools

Many of these offer both free versions and paid versions. Free versions may limit maximum number of questions, respondants, surveys. Most of the CAQDAS packages will allow you to import survey data. 

Text/Corpus Linguistics Tools