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Course curriculum

    1. Getting Ready to Rock!

    2. Exclusive Instructor-led Live Events (Zoom)

    1. Module 1 Lesson Plan

    2. Pre-Reading: Rockstar Practice

    3. Introduction to OE Questions M1A [Video Lesson]

    4. Introduction to OE Questions M1A [Slide Viewer]

    5. Introduction to OE Questions M1A [Slide File Download]

    6. Introduction to OE Questions M1B [Video Lesson]

    7. Introduction to OE Questions M1B [Slide Viewer]

    8. Introduction to OE Questions M1B [Slide File Download]

    9. Tactics to Maximize Compliance [Downloadable Job Aid]

    10. Checkpoint A: Knowledge Check [Action Required]

    1. Module 2 Lesson Plan

    2. Unstructured to Structured Data [Video Lesson]

    3. Unstructured to Structured Data [Slide Viewer]

    4. Unstructured to Structured Data [Slide File Download]

    5. Checkpoint B: Basic Concepts [Action Required]

    1. Module 3 Lesson Plan

    2. Extracting Value from OE Data [Video Lesson]

    3. Extracting Value from OE Data [Slide Viewer]

    4. Extracting Value from OE Data [Slide File Download]

    5. Q Demo [Watch Before Taking "Q Demo Quiz"]

    6. Q Demo Quiz [Watch Video Above Before Attempting to Complete]

    7. Checkpoint C: Final Review

    1. Recommended Reading & Viewing

    2. Canvs Demo for Research Rockstar

    3. Canvs Demo for Research Rockstar (Part 2)

    4. Coding Qualitative Data [Downloadable Job Aid]

    1. Your Rockstar Status Awaits: Final Assessment

About this course

  • 30 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content

Course Overview

A fun and practical course for anyone working with open-ended (OE) questions. Students who complete this course are able to tackle OE data from start to finish.

Open-ended questions are a great tool for researchers. And while the unstructured data they yield have great benefits, there are also some big challenges. To get the most out of OE questions, the professional researcher must carefully construct questions, code (analyze), and report the data. In this course, students will learn manual and automated options, and a 6-step process to ensure adherence to best practices.

Upon course completion, you will be able to:

  • Explain the applications and benefits of Open-Ended Questions
  • Construct great Open-Ended Questions
  • Create codebooks, code data, and prepare for Data Analysis
  • Report Open-Ended Data
  • Evaluate automated options (Demo Included)

As a student, you get lots of helpful videos, readings and reference material.

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Meet Your Instructor

Amy Anderson

Owner of Solutions Through Research

Amy is the primary research strategist & analyst at Solutions Through Research, LLC which she founded in 2012. In this role, she supports and leads research strategies for a variety of businesses, both B2C and B2B. Amy also regularly works with research firms to fill workstream gaps and has had the pleasure of working on hundreds of studies over the years, both qualitative and quantitative in nature. Prior to Solutions Through Research, Amy was a client-side researcher with Gannett, Inc. (owner of USA Today and many U.S. newspaper/website brands). Her client-side career spanned 11+ years. Amy is a certified insights professional (IPC) through the Insights Association and is a member of QRCA, ASA, and AMA. She earned a B.A. in rhetoric from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign as well as certificates in market research from the University of Georgia and geographic information science & technology from the University of Southern California.

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