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Importing and Analyzing Twitter Data with Dedoose!

Dedoose is an amazing tool you can use for analyzing all types of data, and today we will import and do some basic analytics with Twitter data! Check out this step by step guide to import your twitter data!

Best Practices in Excerpting and Coding and Capitalizing on Dedoose Features

Sometimes excerpting and coding your qualitative data to maximize their value when integrating with quantitative data and carrying out your qualitative and mixed methods data analysis isn’t as straightforward as it may seem on the surface. At Dedoose we see lots of variation in these practices and are offering up this blog to provide some guidance based on what we know from our academic research and teaching experiences. We’ll hope this is helpful to a wide swath of you out there in the Dedoose user community and the value of context for your data analysis and capitalizing on Dedoose analytic features is crystal clear.

UPDATE: Converting Video & Audio For Data Analysis

AVC is an outstanding free video conversion tool that not only converts audio and video to more formats than you can imagine, but it is also capable extracting video and audio from CD's or DVD's, as well as ...

NEW Updated Dedoose Support Video Tutorials! Part 2: Code Setup

Here we discuss getting started from a shell in Dedoose, and how to approach creating, editing and using a code system. This includes creating descriptor fields and data, importing descriptor fields and data, submitting resources, linking resources and descriptors, building a tag tree and a whole lot more, brought to you by our very own Eli Lieber of UCLA.

NEW Updated Dedoose Support Video Tutorials! Part 1: Qualitative and Mixed Methods

As the new year rings in, we are beginning to update all of the old Dedoose Tutorial videos to include the latest User Interface, and most importantly… CLOSED CAPTIONS!

Inter-Rater Reliability – Calculating Kappa

Reliability is the "consistency" or "repeatability" of your measures (William M.K. Trochim, Reliability) and, from a methodological perspective, is central to demonstrating that you’ve employed a rigorous approach to your project. There are a number of approaches to assess inter-rater reliability—see the Dedoose user guide for strategies...

Dedoose 7.5.9 Update

Dedoose 7.5.9, an update to v 7.5, has been pushed live with some important fine tuning to improve performance. We apologize for any sluggishness or hiccups that may have occurred after the substantial update.

Setting up your Project Data: The Dedoose Quick Start Guide

A handy guide to making the most of your qualitative research data within Dedoose. We go over tricks for importing your data quickly and smoothly, setting up codes, descriptors and media, as well as some tricks and shortcuts to help you get your research data integrated and analyzed using Dedoose Research Software.

Attention Dedoose Users! Dedoose is Rolling back to 7.1.3

Due to some unexpected technical issues, we will be rolling back Dedoose to version 7.1. We will have 7.5 back up and running after we've taken care of these issues and ensured a stable release! Check out this article for any further details or instructions.

Wait…So what is the ‘cloud’ again?

The cloud, or cloud computing can be a confusing thing. We are not talking about the weather, but a place that information is stored and can be interacted with. The term ‘the cloud’ can be loosely thought of as the Internet. Information in the cloud is stored on servers belonging to and maintained by others—not directly on your local computer. If you have used Gmail or Yahoo to access your email, watched videos on YouTube, used Netflix, or paid a bill online, then you have used a web application that is operating in the cloud.
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