Some tips on taking notes during your interview make

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Some tips on taking notes during your interview: Make sure not to focus so much on taking notes that you don’t look at your interviewee: eye contact is important. You can learn a lot from people's expression and body language. Taking too many notes can distract you from really listening to your interviewee or from thinking what your next question should be. It’s a tricky balance! Experiment with different depths of note taking during your interview. Like in participant observation, your work as an interviewer is does not end as soon as the interview is over. As soon as you can take some general notes about the experience of interviewing and what happened during the interview so that 6 Anthropology 104 | Fieldwork Project 3
you can describe it. You may want to consider questions such as: What was your interviewee’s overall behavior like? How did the setting where you met affect the interview? What parts of the interview were challenging, and why? Did it go in any directions you had not anticipated? Grading & Submission: You have two options for submitting your interview notes: You can type your notes into the space below and upload your journal to the Canvas assignment for Journal 3.5 (doc, docx, PDF) OR you can submit a photo/scan (pdf, jpg, jpeg, png, tiff) of your handwritten notes to the Canvas assignment for Journal 3.5. This assignment is graded for completion ("Credit/No Credit") and counts for 5% of the total grade of this Fieldwork Project. DUE DATE: This assignment needs to be completed by 11:59pm the day BEFORE your Discussion Section in Week 12. Note: Journal 3.5 and 3.6 have the same due date . You need to submit both assignments to Canvas, even if your interview notes are included in the file you submit for Journal 3.6. Interview Notes: Part of the interview that was challenging was the time difference between us, since she was currently in Belgium at the time and both of us being in college. Therefore, we had to work around our schedules and only one time worked out well. My interviewee migrated to the United States from Belgium when she was 10 years old. I know her from a friend of mine who goes to Madison, where she went to high school with her in Massachusetts. Why did your parents choose to migrate to the United States rather than another country? What were you or your parents hopes for your new life in the United States?
What was your journey to this new country like?

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