Skills for Effective Interviewing & Focus Groups
Interviewing is the most common method of data collection used in qualitative research. This 1-day course provides a detailed overview of individual and group interviews, which are the most common methods of data collection used in qualitative research. By the end of this session, you will be familiar with benefits and challenges of interviewing, how to create an interview protocol, how to craft effective questions, key skills in conducting the interview, and how to assess the quality of an interview. This is a hands-on course; you will have opportunity to practice your new knowledge and skill through role-playing in small groups. This workshop is appropriate for academics and professionals alike.