Qualitative Data Analysis(QDA) is the range of processes and procedures whereby we move from the qualitative data that have been collected into some form of explanation, understanding or interpretation of the people and situations we are investigating.
QDA is usually based on an interpretative philosophy. The idea is to examine the meaningful and symbolic content of qualitative data
The Process of Qualitative data analysis
Step 1: Organize the data
Step 2: Identify framework
Step 3: Sort data in to framework
Step 4: Use the framework for descriptive analysis
Step 5: Second order analysis