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.
R, RQDA, Qualitative Research, Thematic Analysis
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Estrada, S. (2017). Qualitative Analysis Using R: A Free Analytic Tool. The Qualitative Report, 22(4), 956-968. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss4/2