Qualitative Analysis Coding Assignment Instructions
Use the transcripts from the interviewing assignment, concerning bullying of Christian employees who work in government that you produced in last assignment.
Using your interview transcripts that were created from your audio-recorded interviews, review Watch: How to Code a Document and Create Themes in YouTube by Gary Gramenz. You will notice that the Word document in the video has one column to the right of the main text and one column to the left of the main text. You do not need to alter your transcripts in this way to start meaningful coding. Rather, you can highlight the text you want to code, Right Click, select â€œNew Commentâ€, and create your theme or code in this manner. After you have created codes and themes from your interviewing transcripts from the interviewing assignment concerning bullying of Christian employees, you will then need to report the results from the coding/themes, including the meaning of the themes and the theoretical implications of the themes, in a separate Word document. The separate Word document will be your focus of this assignment and will be what you will turn in for your graded assignment. There is no minimum number of pages, and the length depends on the pages in the transcripts and the number of themes produced.
As doctoral students, your assignments are expected to follow the principles of high-quality scientific standards and promote knowledge and understanding in the field of public administration. You should apply a rigorous and critical assessment of a body of theory and empirical research, articulating what is known about the phenomenon and ways to advance research about the topic under review. Research syntheses should identify significant variables, a systematic and reproducible search strategy, and a clear framework for studies included in the larger analysis. Your writing should be scholarly and avoid irrelevant facts.
Cite only literature and theory pertinent to the specific issue and not those that are of only tangential or general significance. When summarizing earlier works, avoid nonessential details; instead, emphasize pertinent findings, relevant methodological issues, and major conclusions. Citation of relevant earlier literature is a sign of scholarly responsibility, and it is critical for the growth of a doctoral student in public administration.
Manuscripts should not be written in first person (â€œIâ€). All material should be 12-point, Times New Roman type, double-spaced with margins of one inch.
All manuscripts should be written clearly and concisely. Please do not use jargon, slang, idioms, colloquialisms, or bureaucratese. Use acronyms sparingly and spell them out the first time you use them. Please do not construct acronyms from phrases you repeat frequently in the text.
Items to include are outlined as follows:
Â· Headings should be included and must conform to the content categories mentioned above. Use sections and section titles. Begin with an introduction section and end with a conclusion section.
Â· Include a section for Analysis and a section for Results. Include not only codes and themes but also add quotes/anecdotal comments. The discussion section includes implication and limitations.
Â· All ideas must be supported with sound reason and 10 citations from the required readings and presentations for the week, and additional research. No business sources; use public administration sources.
Â· All cites/references must be from peer-reviewed journal articles, dissertations, or textbooks. and government documents. No blogs, Wikipedia, encyclopedias, dictionaries, or non-peer reviewed websites or other sources should be used.
Â· Integrate Biblical principles within the analysis of the paper.
Â· Documents should be in Word, 8-10 pages in length, double-spaced (not including references and title page), and in APA current ed. format including the citations and references.
Â· Students should carefully edit their papers prior to uploading them at the course site.
NOTE: Use the attached Qualitative Analysis Coding Grading Rubric to write this assignment, please, base your writing on the grating criteria and advanced section rating of this grading rubric. And your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.