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New Realities toolkit: Using diaries in research with people with dementia

We've added a new Realities toolkit to our website: Using diaries in research with people with dementia by Ruth Bartlett at University of Southampton. It describes her research which used written, photo and oral diaries in participatory research with people with dementia. A great introduction to the practical side of using this approach in your research!…See More
Feb 23, 2012
Hazel Burke joined Chris High's group
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Visual Methods

For discussion of visual methods, including visual analysis and participatory visual research.
Nov 23, 2011
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

Using self-interviews - New Realities toolkit available

We've added a new document to our series of Realities Toolkits all about using self-interviews, a research method developed by the 'Media of Remembering' team at University of Loughborough. The method involved participants using a small digital audio recorder to talk in their own time about their lives. The research team developed this method to give participants more opportunity to pause and reflect on the research topic, which in turn produced rich, useful data. Download the toolkit for free…See More
Nov 8, 2011
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

Using external transcribers for your qualitative data: New Realities toolkit

The aim of this Realities toolkit is to help you plan properly for sending your interview/focus group recordings to somebody else for transcribing, and save you time by helping you do this more efficiently. It covers:budgeting for transcribing costs (see our cost calculator spreadsheet too)choosing a good transcribermanaging the administrative side of the transcription processimproving recording quality for accurate transcriptshelp with formatting transcriptsethical considerations, andchecking…See More
Jan 28, 2011
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

Two new videos on creative interviewing by Jennifer Mason

"Creative" interviews are a form of interview that is qualitative, flexible, loosely or semi-structured (non-standardised) and involves the construction of data and knowledge through processes that can be seen as ‘creative’ in some way. We have two new resources on this topic:In this clip, Jennifer talks about creative interviewing: what it is; how to go about it; how it fits into and affects research design, data generation and analysis; and what skills are important in order to get the most…See More
Jan 14, 2011
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

Two free toolkits for mixed method researchers

We've now finished two 'toolkits' on different aspects of life as a mixed method researcher. The first one, 'Practical considerations of leading and working on mixed method teams' we think of as a bit of a survival guide to working in mixed method projects: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/realities/resources/toolkits/mixed-method-working/ (let me know if you identify with any of the issues…See More
Nov 16, 2010
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

Using walking interviews: New Realities toolkit available

This new toolkit, by Andrew Clark and Nick Emmel, draws on their experiences using walking interviews in outdoor urban environments, focusing on the practicalities of conducting these interviews and on ways of thinking about the data produced in the method, which we used as part of the Connected Lives project.http://www.manchester.ac.uk/realities/resources/toolkits/walking-interviews/The Realities toolkit…See More
Sep 24, 2010
Jason Taylor commented on Hazel Burke's blog post 'Resources on qualitative/mixed methods approaches for teachers and PhD supervisors'
"Hi Hazel and thanks for those resources, we will definitely be tearing through them, and will likely add them to our resource collection we are building for our site. I'm not quite sure its relevant it you might want to check out this video on…"
Sep 16, 2010
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

Resources on qualitative/mixed methods approaches for teachers and PhD supervisors

Dear allWe've recently collected together some of our online resources that people have told us they find useful either to support research methods taught modules, for postgraduate discussion seminars, or to pass on to PhD students. They are clustered in the areas of qualitative and mixed methods approaches in general with topics including visual methods, research ethics, writing with qualitative data (and why this is hard), mixed methods, and transcribing. Full list at…See More
Sep 10, 2010
Hazel Burke commented on SAGE Publications's group 'Mixed Methods researchers'
"Dear all I thought you like a toolkit we've produced on some of the practical challenges of working on, or leading, mixed methods projects. It comes out of a workshop we had on mixed method working and I thought that this group might have come…"
Aug 31, 2010
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

New Realities toolkit on working on, leading, and generally surviving mixed methods projects!

This toolkit deals with the pitfalls that can make mixed methods projects more complicated than single-method studies. It covers practical challenges such as: the importance of teamwork; the need to allow for extra time; issues around data analysis and integration; and publishing from mixed methods projects.http://www.manchester.ac.uk/realities/resources/toolkits/mixed-method-working/See More
Aug 31, 2010
Hazel Burke posted a blog post

New toolkit on using blog analysis in qualitative research

Advice, tips and suggestions from Helene Snee on using blogs as qualitative data sources: where to find them, how to choose them, how to analyse them and points to consider before you start.http://www.manchester.ac.uk/realities/resources/toolkits/blog-analysis/Our other recent toolkits include: email interviewing, transcribing your data and music elicitation…See More
Jul 27, 2010
GIUSEPPINA commented on Hazel Burke's blog post 'New audio: Carol Smart on the impact of qualitative research outside academia'
"Dear Hazel and Dave, I am in according with you. I think that the qualitative search methods can improve the behavioral dynamics and the real-world applications. Best regards, Giuseppina"
Jul 6, 2010
Hazel Burke joined Sam Smith's group
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methods@manchester: Research Methods in the Social Sciences.

methods@manchester provides a point of contact, and a catalyst for collaboration, between the large number of internationally-renowned methods-related research centres and resources located at the University of Manchester.
Jul 1, 2010
Hazel Burke commented on Hazel Burke's blog post 'New toolkit: Using email interviews'
"@Dave - that's a really good point about working with transcripts of interviews that you've done yourself because I think you're showing how researchers include the emotional or non-verbal aspects of the interview in their analysis…"
Jul 1, 2010
Ahmad Salih commented on Hazel Burke's blog post 'New toolkit: Using email interviews'
"Hi Hazel, Being the novice researcher, deciding on the best media for interviewing and the best methodology for data analysis that fit my research question remains a challenge for me. My research question is: How do management consultants describe…"
Jul 1, 2010

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New Realities toolkit: Using diaries in research with people with dementia

We've added a new Realities toolkit to our website: Using diaries in research with people with dementia by Ruth Bartlett at University of Southampton. It describes her research which used written, photo and oral diaries in participatory research with people with dementia. A great introduction to the practical side of using this approach in your research!…

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Posted on February 23, 2012 at 14:07

Using self-interviews - New Realities toolkit available

We've added a new document to our series of Realities Toolkits all about using self-interviews, a research method developed by the 'Media of Remembering' team at University of Loughborough. The method involved participants using a small digital audio recorder to talk in their own time about their lives. The research team developed this method to give participants more opportunity to pause and reflect on the research topic, which in turn produced rich, useful data. Download…

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Posted on November 8, 2011 at 15:03

Using external transcribers for your qualitative data: New Realities toolkit

The aim of this Realities toolkit is to help you plan properly for sending your interview/focus group recordings to somebody else for transcribing, and save you time by helping you do this more efficiently. It covers:

  • budgeting for transcribing costs (see our cost calculator spreadsheet too)
  • choosing a good transcriber
  • managing the administrative side of the transcription process
  • improving recording quality for accurate transcripts
  • help with…
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Posted on January 28, 2011 at 8:30

Two new videos on creative interviewing by Jennifer Mason

"Creative" interviews are a form of interview that is qualitative, flexible, loosely or semi-structured (non-standardised) and involves the construction of data and knowledge through processes that can be seen as ‘creative’ in some way. We have two new resources on this topic:

  1. In this clip, Jennifer talks about creative interviewing: what it is; how to go about it; how it fits into and affects research design, data generation and analysis; and what skills are important in order to…
Continue

Posted on January 14, 2011 at 11:47

Two free toolkits for mixed method researchers

We've now finished two 'toolkits' on different aspects of life as a mixed method researcher. The first one, 'Practical considerations of leading and working on mixed method teams' we think of as a bit of a survival guide to working in mixed method projects: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/realities/resources/toolkits/mixed-method-working/ (let me know if you identify with any of the… Continue

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