ATLAS.ti 8 Introductory Training (1 day)
Introduction to ATLAS.ti
- Thursday 30 November 2017, Registration from 09:45, start time 10:00 to 16:00
- Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, Stag Hill Campus, Guildford, GU2 7XH.
- Open to:
- Public, Staff, Students
- Dr Sarah Bulloch
- Admission price:
- Varies according to status
- Admission information:
- To book, and pay for a place using a credit/debit card, please use the on-line Store link.
Tea and coffee is available during breaks but lunch is NOT provided.
This one day workshop provides a comprehensive overview of ATLAS.ti and an opportunity for
participants to practice tasks using their own 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.
The course combines discussion, demonstration and hands-on work, including:
· Contextual discussions – developmental, methodological and analytical principles
· Software Overview –interface, architecture, tools
· Analytic Planning – ensuring analytic strategies drive the appropriate use of software tools
· Guided Instruction – step-by-step teaching in the operation of ATLAS.ti and the use of tools for
· Individual Support – time for participants to discuss their projects with the Tutor
Please note: This is an ATLAS.ti 8 for Windows course. Participants using version 7 or the Mac version are
welcome to attend but the main part of the course will cover the functions available for the Windows
· Principles of using ATLAS.ti
· 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
· Understand the structure of ATLAS.ti 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 ATLAS.ti tools powerfully.
· Set-up an ATLAS.ti project to reflect initial research design and change structures as a research
· Identify ATLAS.ti tools that can be used to fulfil specific analytic tasks.
· Know where to access relevant resources to support continued ATLAS.ti use.
Dr Sarah Bulloch has been using and teaching CAQDAS packages for many years and is an experienced researcher. She has undertaken quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research using dedicated software and has worked in academic and applied settings. https://www.surrey.ac.uk/sociology/people/sarah_bulloch/
Pre-requisites, if any (please include information on knowledge of any software if relevant)
This course assumes participants have a broad understanding of qualitative and/or mixed methods methodologies,
but assumes no prior knowledge about ATLAS.ti.
☐ Advanced (specialised prior knowledge)
☐ Intermediate (some prior knowledge)
☒ Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
Participants are requested to read the ATLAS.ti 11 review before attending this course - available from here: