We strive to be an excellent resource for those interested in learning about qualitative research. Below are a few sites which we have found helpful. Please continue to watch this list as it develops and expands.
The AEA has compiled a list of companies that provide programs for analyzing qualitative data including text, audio and video.
Arizona State Institute
Description: THE CONSORTIUM ON QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS (CQRM) promotes the teaching and use of qualitative research methods in the social sciences. Our activities include an annual training institute, where leading scholars have (to date) taught advanced qualitative methods to nearly five hundred graduate students and junior faculty.
Description: The Methods of Analysis Program in the Social Sciences (MAPSS) at Stanford University is dedicated to raising the “quality and vitality of empirical scientific research done by students and faculty throughout the social sciences.” The program includes an innovative curriculum, a database of courses that deal with social science methods training, data collection, management and analysis and a plan for improving inter disciplinary interaction regarding research methods.
The 2005 NSF report on qualitative research and funding "Workshop on Interdisciplinary Standards for Systematic Qualitative Research."
Qualitative Report Nova University
Description: An online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990.
Description: The site has many resources about qualitative research and is regularly updated. It has a broad range of news and links so that you can find a variety of information on qualitative research. Please drop by from time to time and see what's new. I hope that you enjoy navigating Qual Page.
Description: QualQuant.net is a site dedicated to social research methods—qualitative and quantitative alike. It's grounded in a simple idea expressed by H. Russell Bernard in his introduction to the Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology (1998):
Rapid Assessment Process
Description: A site dedicated to the method of Rapid Assessment Process, or intensive, team based qualitative inquiry using triangulation, iterative data analysis and additional data collection to quickly develop a preliminary understanding of a situation from the insider's perspective.
University of Georgia College of Education
Description: The Qualitative Interest Group (QUIG) at the University of Georgia is a collection of faculty, staff, and students who share an interest in using qualitative research to study human beings.
Description: Laboratory for the Study of Social Interaction is located in the Department of Sociology, at the University of Georgia.