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Interviewing 1 - Research Methods Interviewing Lecture...

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Research Methods Interviewing Lecture Material by Laurel Tranynowicz Advantages of interviewing: The research participant is in front of you for extended periods of time Interviews often provide the only opportunity to collect data on communication that cannot be directly observed Disadvantages of interviewing: Easy to stray off course Might be hesitant Be careful to not cut off your respondents to quickly Might tell you about other things/events Reasons to interview instead of handing someone a questionnaire: Field interviewing-a qualitative research method is a semi directed form of discourse or conversation with the goal of uncovering the participants point of view Focus group-is a facilitator-led group discussion used for collecting data from a group of participants about a particular topic in a limited amount of time Methods of interviewing: 1. Face to face 2. Telephone 3. Group interviews, or focus groups
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