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Qualitative Content Analysis: Explained Simply (with examples)

Qualitative Content Analysis: Explained Simply (with examples)

What (Exactly) Is Qualitative Content Analysis? QCA explained simply (with examples)By: Jenna Crosley (Phd Cand). Reviewed by: Dr Eunice Rautenbach (DTech) | February 2021If you’re in the process of preparing for your dissertation, thesis or research project, you’ve...

Saunders’ Research Onion – Explained Simply (With Examples)

Saunders’ Research Onion – Explained Simply (With Examples)

Saunders' Research Onion: Explained Simply Peeling the onion, layer by layer (with examples)By: Jenna Crossley (PhD Cand) and Derek Jansen (MBA) | January 2021If you’re learning about research skills and methodologies, you may have heard the term “research onion”....

Qualitative Data Coding 101: Everything You Need To Know

Qualitative Data Coding 101: Everything You Need To Know

Qualitative Data Coding 101: How to code qualitative data, explained simply.By: Jenna Crosley (PhD Cand) & Derek Jansen (MBA) | December 2020As we've discussed previously, qualitative research makes use of non-numerical data - for example, words, phrases or even...

How To Structure Your Literature Review Chapter

How To Structure Your Literature Review Chapter

How To Structure Your Literature Review The 3 main approaches - explained simply.By: Amy Rommelspacher (MA, BA Hons) | November 2020Writing the literature review chapter can seem pretty daunting when you're piecing together your dissertation or thesis. As we've...

Grad Coach Awarded Best Dissertation Coach 2020

Grad Coach Awarded Best Dissertation Coach 2020

Grad Coach Takes The MEA Cup: Best Dissertation & Thesis Coaching Specialists 2020By: Derek Jansen (MBA) | November 2020We did it! Today, we're proud to announce that Grad Coach has been awarded the title of "Best Dissertation & Thesis Coaching Specialists...

Dissertation vs Thesis: What’s the difference?

Dissertation vs Thesis: What’s the difference?

Dissertation vs Thesis: What are the differences (and similarities)?By: Derek Jansen (MBA) | October 2020At Grad Coach, we receive questions about dissertation and thesis writing on a daily basis – everything from how to find a good research topic to which research...

What (Exactly) Is A Literature Review?

What (Exactly) Is A Literature Review?

What (Exactly) Is A Literature Review? A Plain-Language Explanation (With Examples)By: Derek Jansen (MBA) & Kerryn Warren (PhD) | June 2020If you’re faced with writing a dissertation, thesis or any of type of formal academic research, chances are you’ve...

What (Exactly) Is A Dissertation Abstract?

What (Exactly) Is A Dissertation Abstract?

The Dissertation Abstract: 101 How To Write A Clear & Concise Abstract (With Examples)By: Madeline Fink (MSc) Reviewed By: Derek Jansen (MBA) | June 2020So, you’ve (finally) finished your thesis or dissertation or thesis. Now it's time to write up your abstract...

What Is Research Methodology? Simple Definition (With Examples)

What Is Research Methodology? Simple Definition (With Examples)

What (Exactly) Is Research Methodology? A Plain-Language Explanation & Definition (With Examples)By: Derek Jansen (MBA) and Kerryn Warren (PhD)| June 2020If you’ve started working on your first piece of formal research - be it a dissertation, thesis or research...