Lida Africa is pleased to offer an Executive Workshop at The 9th AfrEA International Conference, 11-15 March 2019, in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. Organised by the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA), the AfrEA International Conference 2019 will attract delegates from world over. The conference is the premier event in the African Evaluation sector and acts as the foundation for promoting and advocating AfrEA’s “Made in Africa” approach, and allows knowledge sharing, collaboration and networking with a wide range of international organisations and individuals.

The theme for the 2019 conference is Accelerating Africa’s Development: Strengthening National Evaluation Ecosystems”

Lida Africa will be presenting a half day pre-conference workshop on Qualitative Data Management and Analysis Using NVIVO on 13th March 2019 .  The workshop is ideal for  delegates that are seeking to integrate the sophisticated analysis of qualitative data, with quantitative data and simplify analysis of text-based research data and interpretation with in their interventions.

You can register for the workshop as you register for the conference from the AfrEA website

Details about our session are below;

Pre-Conference Workshop: Qualitative Data Management and Analysis Using NVIVO on Wednesday, 13th March 2019

The use of qualitative data in decision making has been ineffective simply because M&E professionals are afraid of the process to summarize or find relevant quotes in substantial amounts of qualitative data thus finding themselves incapable of working in fields that entirely deal with qualitative data. NVIVO is the leading tool for Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis (CAQDAS). The use of NVIVO to eradicate this fear will enable M&E professionals to code, explore qualitative data and run visualizations.

Specifically, the workshop will:
i. Improve participants knowledge & understanding of Qualitative data
ii. Improve practical skills for qualitative data management, analysis and Visualization Using NVIVO
iii. Share knowledge and experiences in qualitative M&E data analysis

The training will cover three sessions;
Session 1 – Introduction to NVIVO & its concepts
• Qualitative Data and Methods
• Installation of NVIVO software
• NVIVO Key terms, interface, workspace and ribbons

Session 2: Importing, Coding Documents and Categorizing Data
• Importing documents
• Creating ‘nodes’ and type of nodes to collect data to support the themes, topics or ideas you identify in the data
• Creating memos and links
• Creating Attributes within NVivo and importing Attributes from a Spreadsheet
• Getting Results; Coding Query and Matrix Query

Session 3: Visualizing NVIVO project
• Display data in charts
• Creating models and graphs to visualize connections
• Tree maps and cluster analysis diagrams
• Display your data in charts
• Create models and graphs to visualize connections
• Create reports and extracts

Participants are required to have access to computers. Lida Africa will provide training datasets & online materials at no cost. During the training we shall be using a trial version of NVIVO. The sessions will be delivered through English.

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