PSMB047 Qualitative Data Analysis

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. PhDr. Jana Marie Havigerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jana Marie Havigerová, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 16 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 3/16, only registered: 1/16
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course continues and extends to a depth the basic course of qualitative methodology from bachelor study. Its aim is to deepen the competence of students in the field of qualitative methodology so that they are able to independently perform qualitative analysis of text, visual and / or audiovisual documents.
Learning outcomes
Students completing the course will be able to:
- to transcribe text (interview)
- perform various types of document coding (interviews, video recordings, product activities - especially drawing, biography, diaries, blogs, etc.) - categorize codes and search for relationships between them,
- perform document analysis according to the chosen qualitative data analysis technique (interpretative phenomenological analysis, grounded theory, narrative analysis).
  • The course will take place in thematic blocks: • Part I: Introduction to the problem, repetition of three of the qualitative analysis approaches (IPA, GTM, narrative analysis), the choice of approach and objectives of the practice analysis, obtaining data for the training analysis selected destination);
  • • II. part: Transcript: what is transcription, function and goals of transcription, different types of transcription (literal, annotated, etc.), procedures of transcribing an interview, practicing transcription of training data;
  • • III. Part: Coding and Principles Applicable across Designs: Snippet Creation, Comment Writing, Coding, What is Code, Code Functions in Qualitative Analysis, Code Types (in vivo vs vocational, grounded vs theoretical, organizational vs meaning etc.) code names and associated risks (quantity, generality, complexity, multivariate), relationship between research question and individual codes, interrelationships between codes, practicing training data coding;
  • • IV. part: Analysis and interpretation: categorization (list of codes, association of the same codes, creation of sub-codes), choice of central concept, relations between categories and map of concepts, skeleton of analytical story (argument line), formulation of theory (story), criteria of evaluation theory (credibility, originality, resonance, utility, measure of generality, etc.).
  • • Part V (optional): Presentation of the results: how to present the results obtained by the qualitative analysis procedures, how to write an article, the production and the mutual assessment of the training articles of the course participants.
    recommended literature
  • HÁJEK, Martin. Čtenář a stroj : vybrané metody sociálněvědní analýzy textů. Vydání první. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství (SLON), 2014. 226 stran. ISBN 9788074191619. info
  • KOUTNÁ KOSTÍNKOVÁ, Jana and Ivo ČERMÁK. Interpretativní fenomenologická analýza (Interpretative phenomenological analysis). In Tomáš Řiháček, Ivo Čermák, Roman Hytych. Kvalitativní analýza textů: čtyři přístupy. 1.vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013. p. 9-43. ISBN 978-80-210-6382-2. info
  • ŘIHÁČEK, Tomáš and Roman HYTYCH. Metoda zakotvené teorie (Grounded theory method). In Tomáš Řiháček, Ivo Čermák, Roman Hytych. Kvalitativní analýza textů: čtyři přístupy. Brno: MUNI Press, 2013. p. 44-74. ISBN 978-80-210-6382-2. info
  • GULOVÁ, Lenka and Radim ŠÍP. Výzkumné metody v pedagogické praxi. 1st ed. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2013. 245 pp. pedagogika. ISBN 978-80-247-4368-4. info
  • Qualitative research methods in human geography. Edited by Iain Hay. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxxi, 432. ISBN 9780195430158. info
  • SILVERMAN, David. Ako robiť kvalitatívny výskum : praktická príručka. Translated by Martin Štulrajter. Bratislava: Ikar, 2005. 327 s. ISBN 8055109044. info
  • STRAUSS, Anselm L. and Juliet M. CORBIN. Základy kvalitativního výzkumu : postupy a techniky metody zakotvené teorie. Translated by Stanislav Ježek. Vyd. 1. Brno: Sdružení Podané ruce, 1999. vi, 196. ISBN 808583460X. info
    not specified
  • GAVORA, Peter. Sprievodca metodológiou kvalitatívneho výskumu. 2. vyd. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo UK, 2007. 229 s. ISBN 9788022323178. info
Teaching methods
Teaching methods - lectures, study of literature, analysis of data materials (texts, videos, graphic products), discussion, analytical work on empirical data.
Assessment methods
Credit verifies the ability of students to apply acquired competences of qualitative data analysis in psychological research. The student describes the procedure and demonstrates partial steps of analytical work on concrete data.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Teacher's information
Teaching: 4h 1x in 14 days, even weeks, max 10 students.

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