In their 2008 book, Working with Qualitative Data, Gibson and Brown introduce their readers to the notion that qualitative data analysis is more of an on-going process integral to the overall qualitative research process than a set of techniques or tools. In making this assertion, the authors help their audience connect analysis with theory, design, and final qualitative research report


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Jacquelyn Browne, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., is a program professor of gerontology initiatives at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Fischler School of Education and Human Services. She serves on the Broward Aging Alliance committee as lead for social marketing, the Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) advisory and curriculum committees at NSU, and has been invited to give numerous presentations on a wide spectrum of aging issues locally, and have given numerous presentations nationally. In addition to her work as Associate Editor with The Qualitative Report, Dr. Brown is also on the editorial board of the American Society of Aging’s newsletter, The Older Learner. She can be contacted at NSU, Fischler School of Education and Human Services, 1750 NE 167th Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33162- 3017; Phone: 954-262-8664; Email: dwoskin@nova.edu

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Original volume and issue number from The Qualitative Weekly, an offshoot publication of The Qualitative Report which has been folded into the primary journal: Volume 2, Issue 37


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