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Interviewing January 29 th 2009 1. The history - I the 19 th century widespread use in clinic diagnosis and counseling 2. The advantages and disadvantages Advantage - Immediacy - Mutual exploration - Investigation of causation - Personal contact - Speed Disadvantages - Costly - Selective reporting - Too personal - Open to bias 3. Types of interviewing - Structured and survey interviews: are those where the questions and answer categories have been predetermined - Unstructured interviews: refer to in-depth or extensive interviews. There are no pre determined questions and categories of answers, but it often uses a set of questions or interview guide - Semi structured interviews: a combination of the above two 4. The process of interview Structured interview - Interviews must follow the guidelines: o Never get involved in long explanations of the study, use standard explanation provided by supervisor o Never deviate from the study introduction, sequence of questions of wording o Never suggest an answer or agree or disagree with an answer
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course MIT 2000 taught by Professor Da during the Spring '09 term at Acadia.

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