Audiovisual and Textual Analysis Using Transana
Attendance dates:To be confirmed
Time commitment: 1 day
Stag Hill campus, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH
This one-day course provides a comprehensive overview of Transana and an opportunity for you to practise tasks using sample data. The focus is on gaining confidence in setting up a project efficiently, managing and organising data, exploring and conceptualising data, and interrogating and visualising data.
- Understand the structure of Transana and how it can be used throughout a research project
- Navigate around the software and operate it to undertake analysis
- Understand the importance of analytic planning in harnessing Transana tools powerfully
- Set up a Transana project to reflect initial research design and change structures as a research project progresses
- Identify Transana tools that can be used to fulfil specific analytic tasks
- Know where to access relevant resources to support continued Transana use.
- Software overview including interface, architecture and tools
- Developmental, methodological and analytical principles
- Principles of using Transana
- Data preparation, import and organisation
- Data exploration and familiarisation
- Coding strategies including appropriate uses of auto-coding
- Use of writing and visualisation tools to reflect on data and processes
- Querying and outputting
- Analytic planning ensuring analytic strategies drive the appropriate use of software tools.
Learning and teaching methods
- Contextual discussions
- Step-by-step teaching
- One-to-one tutorials.
You are required to read the Transana review (PDF) before attending this course.
Maximum of 16 people.
Software and equipment
Please bring a USB memory stick.
Transana is software to facilitate the transcription, management and analysis of digital video, audio, still image, and text data, providing a range of sophisticated tools.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
You should have a broad understanding of qualitative and/or mixed methods methodologies.
Fees and funding
Price per person:
£225Government and commercial sector applicants
£175Education and charitable sector applicants
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