Chapter 10 (Interviews)
Tips for successful InterviewsTypes of interviews
Types of Questions
Ask participants to describe.
e.g. What is a typical _ like, for you?
Ask participants to explain relationshi
Chapter 5 (Validity and Reliability)
N.O.I.RNominal, labeling, grouping things together. Ex. Press= radio, magazine, news
Ordinal, putting things in a ranked order, usually smallest to biggest.
Interval, a numeric scale. Ex. Your age is: 18-24, 25-3
Chapter 3 (Ethics)
Communication research potentially could harm participants.
Classic ethical positions provide bases for decisions about treatment of
Codes of practice provide practical guidelines about treatment of participan
Chapter 2 Notes (Research)
Starting Points for ResearchWhat? interest area.
Why? reasons for interest.
How? method decision.
World View basic assumptions.
Work of others the literature.
Questions designed to achieve a goal. Every situat
Chapter 1 notes (Intro, Research)
Research a systematic process of asking and answering questions about human
Research methods reflect Researchers interest areas, Researchers assumptions about
the nature of human communication.