Using NVivo to Evaluate a Program of Goal Corrected Empathic Attunement Skills: A Case Study in the Context of Higher Education

  • Catarina BrandãoEmail author
  • José Miguez
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 354)


This paper focuses on the use of NVivo10 in the process of evaluating a developmental program in Goal Corrected Emphatic Attunement skills in the context of a course in a Psychology master’s program. We present the way the software supported our work and discuss how it enabled a process of moving closer to and distancing ourselves from the data. We also discuss the possibility to analyze data in different perspectives – cross sectional and longitudinal, analyzing different groups of participants (cases) and different years of the program as our research questions evolved.


NVivo Goal Corrected Emphatic Attunement program evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da EducaçãoUniversidade do Porto.PortoPortugal

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