3.Explain to the interviewee the purpose of the research. 4. Ask the interviewee about her/his anonymity / confidentiality. 5.Explain the form of the interview. 6. Ask the interviewee if she/he has any questions or if she/he needs any explanations before starting the interview. 7. Start the interview. Questions & Themes Themes Question/ and answer Interviewer notes Opening Questions Q1: How often do you use Blackboard? Q2: How many courses do you manage through Blackboard? Q3: What are the main features you use on blackboard? Q4: What are the main activities you do on blackboard? Give concrete examples. Q5: How do you interact and communicate with other students through Blackboard? Give concrete examples Q6: What kind of features or tools do you often use to communicate with your teachers and other colleagues through Blackboard?
Q7: How do you see the role of Blackboard as a medium for collaboration/group work among students? Give examples. Q8: How can you describe your relation with other students/teachers in class through using blackboard? Do you have any relationships emerged/strengthened through using BB? Give examples Q9:How do you see the role of teachers in setting course content, instructions, and activities on Blackboard? Q10: How do you see the role of teachers in opening and encouraging discussion topics on Blackboard? Q11: How do you think of the role of Blackboard in facilitating teacher’s interactions with students? Give examples. Q12: Do teachers provide you with their feedback on your questions and discussions? (explain, give examples) Cognitive presence Q13:What kind of information you do get from Blackboard? Q14:How do you evaluate the role of Blackboard in supporting you to learn from others and develop new knowledge within courses? Give examples of one of your learning experiences? Q15: What do you think about the influence of Blackboard on your learning process? Q16: Are you satisfied of using Blackboard in teaching? Q17: Do you have any suggestions for enhancing the use of Blackboard? 8. Ask the interviewee if she/he has any questions 9. Ask the interviewee if she/he has any information she/he prefers to add. 10. Ask the interviewee about her/his impression of the interview 11. Inform the interviewee that the transcripts will be sent to her/him at a later time for verification. 12. Ask the interviewee if it is possible to have a follow-up interview if more clarifications are needed. 13. Thank the interviewee. 14. Stop recording.
60 Appendix E: Teachers Interview Guide Interview Information Interview No. : Interview Type: Date: Time: Duration: Interviewer Name: Interviewee Information Interviewee Name: Gender : Country: Role (Teacher/ PhD student/ Tutor): Computer experience / Web activity: Background (Educational, Teaching): Introduction (beginning the interview) 1. Introduce ourselves to the interviewee 2. Ask the interview for permission to record the interview. Start recording.
- Winter '17
- jaden smith
- The Hours