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January 22, 2015

'Handling Surveys and Interviews in NVivo' Jan. 30

Submitted by Shalin Hai-Jew

A screenshot of the NVivo New Project Interface

"Handling Surveys and Interviews in NVivo" will be offered from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in 301 Hale Library. This session will focus on the use of NVivo to maximize analysis of surveys and interviews.

This presentation will address:

  • How to download information from electronic survey systems into NVivo directly from Survey Monkey, indirectly from Qualtrics.
  • Coding demographic information to nodes.
  • Coding individual respondents' information to nodes.
  • Using text styles to ingest textual responses to questions for autocoding.
  • Querying survey and interview data using NVivo tools.

The room will be open at 1 p.m. on for this event. All are welcome. The presenter will use the Windows version of the software. No RSVP is required. If there are any questions, please contact shalin@k-state.edu or call 785-532-5262.

Other scheduled trainings for spring 2015 

"NVivo Basics" from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in 301 Hale Library

"NVivo Advanced" from 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 27 in 301 Hale Library

"Tapping Social Media Data with NCapture and NVivo" from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Apr. 24 in 301 Hale Library

NVivo 10 site license: K-State has a site license for NVivo 10 software for both Windows and Mac systems for all faculty, administrators, staff and graduate students — allowed to have two downloads and installs of the software. The software and the activating license key may be accessed at k-state.edu/ID/KStateNVivoDownload with a current eID and password.

QSR international trainings: QSR International offers some superb video tutorials and both free and for-pay events.

An additional reference: Those who have already started using NVivo may want to refer to "Using NVivo: An Unofficial and Unauthorized Primer," which is an e-book built on the Scalar platform that highlights various features of the tool. This is an evolving e-book.