A leap forward in research capabilities took place as six members of the JBLCF-Bacolod Research Committee triumphantly completed the Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS) Training Workshop. Held virtually from January 19 to 21, 2023, with Dr. Jovito Anito, Jr. as the speaker-trainer, this transformative workshop immersed the following participants in advanced data analysis methodologies.
- Emeliza T. Estimo
- Irene C. Mamon
- Ruby D. Causing
- 2/M Nestor A. Herpacio, Jr.
- Darlene D. Sabandal
- Edgie Camento
The workshop’s primary focus was to familiarize participants with Orange, a powerful software designed to analyze qualitative data comprehensively. Another innovative addition was Otter.ai, a cutting-edge tool that enables seamless recording and transcription of qualitative data from interviews and focus group discussions. Notably, both software applications are available for free download from the web, reinforcing accessibility and ease of Integration.
As the academic landscape continues to evolve, adapting to the digital age becomes paramount. CAQDAS software not only enhances the efficiency of research but also opens new avenues for insightful discoveries. By arming its members with the tools needed to harness the potential of qualitative data analysis, JB underscores its dedication to staying at the vanguard of academic excellence.
Completing this training workshop signifies more than just a professional achievement; it signifies a strategic investment in the growth of the institution’s research capabilities. JB’s steadfast dedication to nurturing intellectual advancement paves the way for further accomplishments and groundbreaking contributions in qualitative data analysis.