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What is thematic analysis

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A method for identifying, analysing and reporting themes present in qualitative data

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What is the inductive approach to thematic analysis

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Bottom up

Data driven

Recording data without attempting to make it fit categories

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What is the deductive approach to thematic analysis

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Top down approach

Focused on analysis

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What are the six phases of thematic analysis according to Braun & Clarke (2006)

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Familiarising self with data

Generating initial codes

Searching for themes

Reviewing themes

Defining and naming themes

Producing the report

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What does familiarising yourself with the data in thematic analysis involve?

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First step

Transcribing data, immersing self and noting down initial ideas

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What does generating initial codes consist of in thematic analysis

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Step 2

Coding interesting features of the data in a systematic fashion , collating data relevant to each code

Coding can be semantic or latent (words used or inferring the meaning underneath)

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What does searching for themes involve in thematic analysis

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Step three

Collating codes into potential themes that capture the most salient pattern in the data

Creates a sort of table of these themes, subthemes etc

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What does reviewing themes consist of in thematic analysis

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Step four

Reviewing, do these themes make sense in relation to the coded transcripts, and wether everything fits into the themes they’ve been recorded under