Undertaking deductive thematic analysis within doctoral research.
Professor Caroline Bond and Dr Ness Evans discuss:
- Using qualitative methods to evaluate the implementation of Lego-based therapy
- Utilising hybrid inductive-deductive thematic analysis and cross case synthesis to analyse observation and interview data
- Undertaking practitioner research within a Professional Doctorate
- Navigating research challenges through effective supervision
Keywords tags: Implementation evaluation; Practitioner research; Observations; Interviews; Hybrid inductive-deductive thematic analysis
Citation of publication:
Evans, V. & Bond, C. (2021) The implementation of Lego-Based Therapy in two English mainstream primary schools. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 21(1), 111-119. doi/10.1111/1471-3802.12504
Fereday, J. & Muir-Cochrane, E. (2006) ‘Demonstrating rigor using thematic analysis: A hybrid approach of inductive and deductive coding and theme development.’ International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 5 (1), pp. 80–92. https://doi.org/10.1177/ 160940690600500107
Lendrum, A. & Humphrey, N. (2012) ‘The importance of studying the implementation of interventions in school settings.’ Oxford Review of Education, 38 (5), pp. 635–652. https://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2012. 734800.