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Step 1: Familiarization

Author(s): 
Laurence.Kohn
Author(s): 
Wendy.Christiaens

Researchers immerse themselves in the data (interview transcripts and/or field notes), mostly by reading through the transcripts, gaining an overview of the substantive content and identifying topics of interest (Spencer et al, 2014). Doing this, they get familiar with the data.