NVivo Core Skills

This introductory course will cover the principles behind this software package, and teach the basics of setting-up and working in an NVivo project.

NVivo is the most widely used qualitative data analysis package internationally, and is certainly the most popular choice amongst New Zealand researchers. As well as providing an overview of the software, this training course aims to introduce the range of data types that you can work with and code in NVivo. This includes word documents, PDFs, spreadsheets, databases, webpages/social media data, audio, video, and images.

More advanced features such as queries and visualisations will also be demonstrated, and options for learning more about these discussed.

Key content

  • The NVivo project interface
  • Creating and working with projects
  • Preparing, importing, and working with data
  • Creating and working with nodes (coding)
  • Viewing coding and context
  • Reporting functionality
  • Demonstration of queries and visualisations

Objectives

This introductory course will provide an overview of the software, and teach the basics of setting-up and working in an NVivo project.

Suitable for

New and existing users. Researchers wanting an efficient means of handling and analysing their qualitative data. No prior knowledge of the software is assumed; however a basic understanding of qualitative analysis procedures would be helpful.

Notes

PC only. NVivo 11 is used. More advanced NVivo courses are offered in New Zealand by Academic Consulting – these are an ideal follow up from this introductory one-day course. To view Academic Consulting’s current training schedule, visit http://www.academic-consulting.co.nz/training/schedule.

Cost

Free for University of Auckland and UniServices staff
Free for University of Auckland postgraduate students
$250+GST for others

Dates, times and venues for 2017

January - March 2017                                                    

Tuesday 21 February 2017, 9.30am-4pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Thursday 23 March 2017, 9.30am-4pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

April - June 2017

Tuesday 16 May 2017, 9.30am-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Thursday 15 June 2017, 9.30am-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

July – September 2017

Tuesday 18 July 2017, 9.30am-4pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Thursday 17 August 2017, 9.30am-4pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Wednesday 20 September 2017, 9.30am-4pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus