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Abstract

R (R Development Core Team, 2011) is a powerful tool to analyze statistical data. In recent years R has gained popularity because the software is free and open source. However, evaluators and researchers do not exclusively use quantitative data. It is possible to perform qualitative analysis in R. Using data from a case study exploring a family psychoeducation recovery course, this article provides users a tutorial on how to perform a qualitative analysis and data visualization using R.

Keywords

R, RQDA, Qualitative Research, Thematic Analysis

Author Bio(s)

Samantha Estrada is a graduate student at the University of Northern Colorado and adjunct faculty at AIMS Community College. Correspondence regarding this article can be addressed directly to: samantha.estrada@unco.edu.

Publication Date

4-1-2017

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License.

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