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Chapter 4

Data and Statistics

Chapter 4 presents the study findings. It is an overview of the purpose of the research study. This chapter conveys the trustworthiness/validity and reliability of data. It includes the factors impacting the interpretation of data collection or analysis. Students conducting qualitative studies can use NVivo software to analyze data, and SPSS is used for quantitative studies. The Chair will guide students who may need alternative software for their data analysis software.

Quick Guides

IRB Data Collection Closure

Data Collection and Analysis Software

Note: Doctoral students taking courses in NU Brightspace can find directions on how to download NVivo and SPSS in the NU Library Connection. Find the NU Library Connection in your course list and then navigate to the Data Analysis Software for Doctoral Students sub-module within the Research Help module.

Chapter 4 Webinars