SPSS is predictive analytics software that allows students to predict outcomes with confidence, so they can make smarter decisions and solve problems.
Walden is pleased to be able to offer this important resource free of charge for the duration of your program. See below FAQs for more information.
NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package.
NVivo has been designed for qualitative researchers working with very rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required.
To check and see if you will need this software for your class, click the View/Print link next to Course Materials in your myWalden portal.
Demystifying the Purpose and Functions of NVivoNVivo software is designed to help you manage and organize data that is not easily reduced to numbers. Read four tips for starting out with NVivo and learning its capabilities in our NVivo blog post!
Go to our NVivo Blog Post
BasicsThe NVivo program is designed to help you organize and analyze qualitative data, including information from interviews, open-ended survey responses, observations, articles, social media, and web content.
NVivo Basics (PDF)
CodingCoding your sources in NVivo is a way to attach references to specific concepts not limited to topics, themes, persons, locations, or observations.
NVivo Coding Resources (PDF)
NVivo Customer HubNVivo's Customer Hub page contains the most updated information on learning to use NVivo, including research recommendations, upgrading your version, free tutorials, certificate courses, FAQs, Help & Support, and more.
Go to NVivo Customer Hub
What is NVivo?
Does Walden pay for NVivo?
At this time, Walden does not offer NVivo for its students. There is a student use license on NVivo's website.
Where can I get help for tutoring in NVivo?
Do I have to use NVivo?
No. You do not have to use NVivo. There are other qualitative and mixed methods softwares available, but many of Walden's faculty and courses recommend NVivo. NVivo is a tool to help you organize and analyze your qualitative research, and it can make that analysis easier.
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