Qualitative Research in Education: A User's Guide
SAGE Publications, 20-Jan-2012 - Education - 368 pages
Qualitative Research in Education: A User’s Guide, Third Edition continues to bring together the essential elements of qualitative research, including traditions and influences in the field and practical, step-by-step coverage of each stage of the research process. Synthesizing the best thinking on conducting qualitative research in education, Marilyn Lichtman uses a conversational writing style that draws readers into the excitement of the research process.
p. 168 has content on coding, categories and concepts
Step 1 Initial coding. Going from the responses to some central idea of the responses.
Step 2 Revising initial coding.
Step 3 Developing an initial list of categories or central ideas.
Step 4 Modifying your initial list based on additional rereading.
Step 5 Revisiting your categories and subcategories.
Step 6 Moving from categories into concepts (themes).