Workshops

PROPOSED WORKSHOPS
List is not final and subject to change

After you register, you will be asked to select up to five workshops that you are interested in attending. Based on the votes, we will decide which workshops will be offered at the conference. Those in high demand will be offered twice, to ensure that everyone who wants can attend.

Introduction to ATLAS.ti



Introduction to ATLAS.ti

Instructor: Ani Munirah

Level: basic

Duration: 3 hours

This workshop is designed for beginners - to introduce the main features of ATLAS.ti 8 (for Windows) and ATLAS.ti Mac. The workshop is divided into 4 main parts: (1) introductory qualitative methodology (2) preparing your data (for analysis in ATLAS.ti), (3) going through your data, and (4) creating outputs.



Einführung in ATLAS.ti

Instructor: Maja Urbanczyk

Level: basic

Duration: 3 hours

Der Workshop bietet Ihnen einen Überblick über die vielfältigen Möglichkeiten, die ATLAS.ti für die Analyse von qualitative Daten bietet. Unterstützt wird eine Bandbreite von methodologischen Ansätzen von interpretativen bis zu hypothetisch-deduktiven Methoden. Anhand von Beispielprojekten wird vorgestellt, wie Sie ATLAS.ti für verschiedene Zwecke und methodische Ansätze verwenden können, z.B. für eine Literaturrecherche, eine Inhaltsanalyse oder ein Grounded Theory Projekt. Neben dem Taggen (Kodieren) von Datenmaterial für inhaltsanalytisch Auswertungen, zeigen wir Ihnen, wie Sie auch interpretative, hermeneutisches Auswertungsverfahren mit der Software umsetzen können.



Introducción a ATLAS.ti

Instructor: por anunciarse

Nivel: básico

Duración: 3 horas

En este curso se enseñan las funciones principales de ATLAS.ti 8 Windows además de un sistema de análisis de datos guiado por un modelo que pone énfasis en la descripción del punto de vista del participante, la generación de relaciones entre las unidades de datos, y el proceso de interpretación. La metodología docente combina la explicación de conceptos por medio de una presentación de PowerPoint, la descripción de las herramientas y procesos de trabajo con ATLAS.ti y el trabajo práctico. Se utilizará un conjunto de documentos de trabajo proporcionados por la instructora.




Working with Different Data Sources



Collecting Data With The ATLAS.ti iPad App

Instructor: Gerben Moerman

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 2 hours

This workshop is about data collection using the iPad. During the workshop, you will collect your own data (photo, audio, video, text) and learn how to organize and start with the first steps of analysis. Bring your iPad!



Using ATLAS.ti for Literature and Systematic Reviews

Instructor: Steve Wright

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

This workshop explores some of the unique and powerful features for using ATLAS.ti 8 (Windows and Mac) in literature reviews and systematic reviews.

The initial presentation situates ATLAS.ti in the literature review workflow and the tools to support that including an introduction and short overviews of the steps preceding the use of ATLAS.ti.

The tools in ATLAS.ti that are particularly relevant for literature reviews will then be explored in a practical session.

The final stage includes presentation along with practical exercises to explore how to analyse, synthesise and export findings for a report.



Working With Focus Group Data

Instructor: will be announced

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 1.5 hours

When preparing your data for analysis in ATLAS.ti and setting up a project, you need to decide on which level your cases are. This influences the choice of tools that you can use in ATLAS.ti. Version 8.2 of ATLAS.ti introduces a new function that will facilitate working with focus group data, which we will present in this workshop. You will learn how to set up a project with focus group data and how to best prepare it for analysis.



Using ATLAS.ti In The Analysis Of Photo-Elicitation Data

Instructor: Ricardo Contreras

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

Here I would show how to work with photographs



Integrating Geodata In A Qualitative Analysis Project

Instructor: Ricardo Contreras

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

Strategies for working with geo data



Analysing And Presenting Multimedia Data

Instructor: Steve Wright

Level: Basic & Advanced Users

Duration: 1.5 hours

ATLAS.ti has extensive powerful options for working directly with multimedia for analysis of video and audio content and for developing innovative and efficient approaches to the transcription, description and presentation of multimedia data.

This practical workshop introduces and explores effective techniques and creative approaches to working with multimedia data including:

  • Managing and organising the large file sizes associated with multimedia
  • Practical approaches to resolving format and codec issues
  • Creating and using quotations to segment video and audio and provide summary descriptions
  • Creating a dynamic coding structure to quickly identify key media segments for further detailed analysis
  • Using quotation comments to create partial or focussed transcriptions
  • Using quotations to segment and link to a full transcript (e.g. one created in F4 transkript)
  • Using quotation comments to provide full or partial translation for multi-lingual projects
  • Ideas and approaches for creative presentation of video data analysis using snapshot sequences and (ATLAS.ti Mac only) Network visualisations of media segments.



Workshops - Focus on Methods



Abductive Reasoning With ATLAS.ti

Instructor: Susanne Friese

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 2 hours

Abductive reasoning is a form oflogical inference which starts with an observation then seeks to find the most likely explanation - a process that is very common when building a code system in ATLAS.ti and more generally speaking, when analyzing qualitative data. Abductive reasoning will be explained in an easy-to-understand way based on a crime investigation by Father Brown and then applied to a case example in ATLAS.ti.



Staying Close to The Data: A Dialogic Model Of Data Analysis

Instructor: Ricardo Contreras

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

This has to do with making good use of quotation comments and basing analysis in a good description of the data



Different Forms Of Qualitative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti

Instructor: Gerben Moerman

Level: Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

This workshop provides and overview showing how to use ATLAS.ti for different research questions and thus different methodologies like content analysis, inductive approaches, such as GT and small-scale in-depth description like conversation analysis.




Furthering Your Knowledge On ATLAS.ti Tools



Concept And Argumentation Mapping

Instructor: Ricardo Contreras

Level: Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

In this workshop you will learn about different ways of using networks to represent both first and second order linkages. I would like to show examples of concepts maps and argumentation maps from different methodological perspectives (e.g., folk taxonomies, cognitive maps, discourse analysis)



Collaborative Analysis Using ATLAS.ti

Instructor: to be announced

Level: Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

In this workshop you will work together and do data sessions using ATLAS.ti. You will learn how to set up a project for team work, about collaboration in teams and working together while interpreting data.



Intercoder Reliability

Instructor: Susanne Friese & Klaus Krippendorf

Level: Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

In this workshop, we will introduce the new ATLAS.ti intercoder reliability tool. You will practice it based on sample projects that we provide. You will learn about how to set up a coding system to make best use of the tool. We will explain the various coefficients that are at your disposal, when to use which one and for which purpose, their advantages and disadvantages. Further we will also show how you can use the intercoder reliability tool to develop a high-quality coding system as a team.



Further Analysis After Coding: Working With The Query Tool & Co.

Instructor: Susanne Friese

Level: Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

This workshop focuses on the use of the analysis tools, such as the code-document table, the code co-occurrence tools, the query tool, the use of smart codes, and global filters. Based on sample data, we will work through a number or exercises that allow you to practice each tool and its functionality. You can bring your own project as well, if you want to try out a few queries based on your own data.




Workshops - Teaching, Learning, Publishing



Develop the expertise you need in ATLAS.ti: The Five-Level QDA Method

Instructor: Christina Silver

Level: Basic & Advanced

Duration: 3 hours

In this workshop you will learn about the Five-Level QDA® method for harnessing ATLAS.ti's tools for your analytic needs. This was developed by Nicholas Woolf and Christina Silver to unpack what expert ATLAS.ti users unconsciously do when they translate their analytic strategies into ATLAS.ti tools, regardless of their methodology.

The workshop is in three parts:

(1) The genesis and principles of the method

(2) The difference between software features and tools

(3) An overview of the five steps of translation: Analytic Planning Worksheets and how to use them to translate strategies into tactics

The workshop includes discussion, demonstrations and small-group work, and provides opportunity for questions.



Strategies for Successfully Teaching ATLAS.ti

Instructors: Neringa Kalpokaite & Ivana Radivojevic

Level: Anyone who teaches ATLAS.ti (certified instructors and not certified instructors)

Duration: 1.5 hours

What are the tips and strategies for success that ATLAS.ti trainers use? ATLAS.ti counts on an extensive, international network of over 200 trainers all around the world. Teaching any qualitative data analysis software can be challenging, as you need to teach both instrumental knowledge (how to use the software) as well as methodological knowledge (when to apply the different features in a study). Given this challenge, we conducted a survey with all of the ATLAS.ti trainers to discover their strategies and tips for success for teaching ATLAS.ti. Thus, we will present the findings, and we will open a discussion for how we can continue to improve teaching methods for this powerful software.




How To Publish Your Research Faster With ATLAS.ti

Instructor: Neringa Kalpokaite & Ivana Radivojevic

Level: Novice and advanced users; students, researchers, professors

Duration: 2 hours

Nowadays, not only do we need to research new concepts, but we also have to publish our work in order to share this knowledge. However, publishing research is a challenging endeavour. ATLAS.ti is a powerful tool that can facilitate the entire qualitative research process: from organizing your data and staying on track, to actually conducting your analysis and generating rigorous results. In this workshop, we will first present the main requirements and expectations for publishing a qualitative study in an academic journal, including what editors are looking for, how can you make your study stand out, and how ATLAS.ti can help you meet those expectations and publish your work.



How to plan and strategize your ATLAS.ti courses

Instructor: Ani Munirah

Level:

Duration: 2 hours

This workshop is designed for beginner trainers to share the experience of the instructor in planning and strategizing ATLAS.ti courses. Each year from 2014 until 2017, she has taught more than 30 face-to-face courses to approximately 500 participants in Malaysia and neighbouring countries.

The instructor will share her tips and tricks in planning the courses, from obtaining certification, to market research, outlining the training modules, partnering with local event organisers and post-training checklists.



User Feedback Roundtable

Facilitator: Friedrich Markgraf

Level: all users

Duration: 3 hours

Tell us how you are using the software for which purpose. What are the tools you are using, which tools or functionality within a tool are you missing? What type of features you hope to see in a future version? The workshop will be facilitated by an ATLAS.ti lead developer.




Workshops in Spanish



Taller de Introducción a ATLAS.ti en Español: Adaptación del ATLAS.ti a las culturas de investigación cualitativa en Latinoamérica

Instructor: Luis Alfredo Loaiza

Level: basic & advanced

Duration: 3 hours

La propuesta de este taller, es presentar una experiencia especifica de uso de ATLAS.ti en Español y a partir de ella generar una conversación entre los asistentes sobre la experiencia de uso del programa, expresando cómo los pasos técnicos de ATLAS.ti se integran a algunos de los procesos y etapas de la investigación cualitativa en la experiencia en Latinoamérica.

A medida que se vaya explicando el proceso de investigación en los ambientes que contienen las etapas de procesamiento en ATLAS.ti. También se va mostrando cómo la penetración de nuevas formas de generación de contenido en la red (audios, videos, fotos, mapas) han venido alimentando el proceso creativo de investigación cualitativa. El taller concentrará sus esfuerzos en reforzar la importancia de contar con versiones en español del programa tanto en sus versiones anteriores como la actual versión de ATLAS.ti 8.



Uso de ATLAS.ti en Latinoamérica: Compartiendo algunas Experiencias de aplicación desde el punto de vista de un methodolgo en trabajos realizados en el cotexto Latinoamérica

Instructor: Luis Alfredo Loaiza

Level: basic & advanced

Duration: 1.5 hours

Este taller consistirá en presentar diversas experiencias de aplicación de ATLAS.ti a través de un recorrido de varios años acompañando varios trabajos en Universidades y centros de investigación en Países como Colombia, Argentina, Chile y Brasil.

Las experiencias a manera de ejemplos mostrarán las opciones y oportunidades que ATLAS.ti ha brindado a varios usuarios en estos países mejorando sus procesos de investigación. La vivencia de acompañamiento en metodología cualitativa aplicando ATLAS.ti, se puede mostrar como alternativa de conocimiento para otros usuarios en el mundo. Mediante casos y ejemplos específicos podemos evidenciar y reafirmar que el uso de ATLAS.ti se puede llevar a una gran cantidad de usos en investigación cualitativa aplicadas a contextos culturales particulares como ocurre en casos específicos en Latinoamérica.

Presentando casos, con apoyo de los profesionales investigadores que han sido parte fundamental en el proceso de aplicación de ATLAS.ti en estos países, podemos avanzar en las propuestas a futuro del uso de ATLAS.ti en Latinoamérica.