METRO & ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee present “Assessment in Focus: Analyzing Data from Interviews and Focus Groups” Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Speaker Mariana Regalado, Maura Smale, & Frans Albarillo

You can read the speaker’s biographies on METRO’s web page for this event.

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of preliminary analysis and synthesis of qualitative data collected from interviews and focus groups. Basics and best practices of data analysis will be reviewed. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and practice transcription, ways to code, and using sample data.

This workshop requires no prior knowledge or experience, and is ideal for beginners learning how to work with qualitative interview and focus group data in the context of library work.

By the end of this program, participants will:

  • Understand the strengths and challenges of qualitative data analysis
  • Learn and apply basic techniques for transcribing and the coding of text, audio, and visual data collected from interviews and focus groups
  • Become familiar with various approaches to qualitative data analysis, including analyzing sample data and qualitative analysis software

Where?

METRO Training Center
57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Visit http://metro.org/events/624/  for more information and registration.

To become a member of ACRL/NY: http://acrlny.org/join-us/

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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