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Category Archives: Focus Groups

Digital Audio Recorders versus Tape Recorders: Why You Should Go Digital!

For many years, analogue recording systems, particularly tape recorders, were the only options available to anybody wishing to commission a transcript of their interview, focus group, conference or dictation. In recent times, however, digital recorders have quickly overtaken tape recorders … Continue reading

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Recording Focus Groups? A Few Tips for Great Audio!

Researchers and facilitators know the importance of capturing great audio from group discussions and focus groups because often robust analysis stems from original high quality sound recordings. Without great audio, evidence and precise findings are often difficult to extrapolate. When … Continue reading

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Analyse Your Transcripts Using Leximancer Qualitative Analysis Software

Approaches to Qualitative Analysis of Transcripts So you’re conducting audio interviews and receiving transcribed documents from Pacific Transcription.  But how will you analyse your transcripts? Some researchers use the ‘highlighter’ approach. However, this can be time-consuming and subjective as the … Continue reading

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What will my Research Transcripts look like?

Knowing what formatting options to select for your research transcripts can be daunting, particularly if it is your first experience of having audio files transcribed professionally. We understand that many researchers may require unusual formatting or the use of a … Continue reading

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What is Conversational Analysis Transcription?

Conversational analysis is a transcription style that is capable of uncovering specific paralinguistic features, and which also attempts to describe subtle speaker interactions. While it is most suited to linguistic research, it is ideal in any case where analysis of … Continue reading

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Conducting academic research? You need an experienced transcription company on board.

There are many transcription formats and templates that are used across a wide variety of professions as a part of everyday specialised work. Many medical, legal, media and finance companies have their own in-house templates which they require transcriptionists to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Pacific Transcription’s new Blog site!

Pacific Transcription is a company dedicated to delivering the best possible quality transcripts across a variety of professional areas, and we pride ourselves on providing a highly flexible and efficient service which considers and responds to the individual needs of … Continue reading

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