Qualitative Data Collection Methods
- In this first week, we'll review structured and unstructured observation techniques, varying levels of participation, and writing up fieldnotes.
- This second week explores different interview designs, successful interviewing strategies, and questioning strategies often used in qualitative research.
- Focus Group Discussions
- In this third week, we'll discuss moderating focus group discussions, using activities, facilitating interactions, and planning for note-taking.
- In our final week of the course, we'll discuss the process and standards of transcription, interview three recent graduates on their projects, and explore developing an interview or focus group discussion guide.