ETMA106 Processing and analysis of qualitative data

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. et Mgr. Oto Polouček, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. PhDr. Miroslav Válka, Ph.D. (deputy)
doc. PhDr. Miroslav Válka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Oto Polouček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Miroslav Válka, Ph.D.
Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Martina Maradová
Supplier department: Department of European Ethnology - Faculty of Arts
Thu 16:00–17:40 J32
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The main aim of the course is to introduce students to the processes of analysis of qualitative data and to earn practical ability to the analysis and interpretation of different ethnologic sources collected during the own field or archive research. The course is based on intensive seminar work. Students earn theoretical knowledge, which will practice on their own qualitative data, with which they will continuously work and discuss about them during the course. This course is linked to the course FF: ETBA07 Methods and technics of the ethnologic research. During the course, students will earn practical skills in work with the qualitative data analysis software, software for the transcription of recorded sources and visual data processing. Focus will be also taken on earning of the ability of Interpretation of the qualitative data and learning of the ability to produce professional texts based on own field research including final theses based on valid argumentation.
Learning outcomes
During the course, students will practice work with software Atlas.ti for textual data analysis, learn to use software for transcription of data and process a visual material.
  • 1) Introduction to the course, assigning of the seminar work
  • 2) Introduction to the qualitative data analysis (qda), basic analyzing instruments, three forms and phases of qualitative analysis: descripting, analysis, interpretation
  • 3) Processing of qualitative data: transcription
  • 4) Qualitative data analysis and possibilities of coding them
  • 5) Interpretation of the qualitative data
  • 6) Ethical dilemmas during the qda interpretation and professional work
  • 7) Introduction to the qda software – possibilities and limitations
  • 8) Atlas.ti and its alternatives – practical training
  • 9) Qda software – advanced functions
  • 10) Methods of research quality verification
  • 11) Archiving and secondary analysis of the qualitative data
  • 12) Processing of the visual sources
  • 13) Final seminar and seminar work presentations
  • Basics of qualitative research: grounded theory procedures and techniques (Orig.) : Základy kvalitativního výzkumu : postupy a techniky metody zakotvené teorie. info
  • MILES, Matthew B., A. M. HUBERMAN and Johnny SALDAÑA. Qualitative data analysis : a methods sourcebook. ed. 3. Los Angeles: Sage, 2014. xxiii, 381. ISBN 9781452257877. info
  • FRIESE, Susanne. Qualitative data analysis with ATLAS.ti. 1st ed. London: SAGE, 2012. xi, 274. ISBN 9780857021304. info
  • SILVERMAN, David. Interpreting qualitative data : a guide to the principles of qualitative research. 4th ed. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2011. xv, 500. ISBN 9780857024213. info
  • VANĚK, Miroslav and Pavel MÜCKE. Třetí strana trojúhelníku : teorie a praxe orální historie. 1. vyd. Praha: Fakulta humanitních studií UK v Praze, 2011. 293 s. ISBN 9788072851454. info
  • FLICK, Uwe. An introduction to qualitative research. 4th ed. Los Angeles ;: Sage Publications, 2009. xx, 504. ISBN 9781847873248. info
  • CRESWELL, John W. Educational research : planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River: Pearson, 2005. xvi, 623. ISBN 013112790X. info
  • MANN, Chris and Fiona STEWART. Internet communication and qualitative research : a handbook for researching online. London: Sage Publications, 2000. x, 258. ISBN 0761966277. info
  • GEERTZ, Clifford. Interpretace kultur : vybrané eseje. Translated by Hana Červinková - Václav Hubinger - Hedvika Humlíčková. Vydání první. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2000. 565 stran. ISBN 8085850893. info
  • FIELDING, Nigel G. and Raymond M. LEE. Computer analysis and qualitative research. London: Sage, 1998. 204 s. ISBN 9780803974838. info
  • DEY, Ian. Qualitative data analysis : a user-friendly guide for social scientists. 4th pub. London: Routledge, 1998. 285 s. ISBN 0-415-05852-X. info
  • Context and method in qualitative research. Edited by Robert Dingwall - Gale Miller. London: Sage Publications, 1997. vi, 226. ISBN 0803976321. info
  • KONOPÁSEK, ZDENĚK. Text a textualita v sociálních vědách (Část druhá: Metodologické motivace). Biograf, Časopis Biograf o.s., 1996. ISSN 1211-5770. URL info
  • WEITZMAN, Eben A. and Matthew B. MILES. Computer programs for qualitative data analysis : a software sourcebook. London: SAGE Publications, 1995. ix, 371. ISBN 0803955375. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, seminars, discussion, project.
Assessment methods
Compulsory attendance at the seminars (80%), evaluation of the seminar work, final presentation of the project and the oral exam
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