In the first half of last year, I agreed to be a participant in a research project where I was interviewed online. I found the experience interesting, eye opening, and learned so much from it. Here, I wanted to present my thoughts and experience, rather than what I learned, because I think that everyone will … Continue reading Insights from being an online research participant
Interviews Part 2: During the interview
This is the second part of a blog post series on qualitative interviews, the first part on developing interview questions is here. This series is a result of a conversation with a friend and colleague who was asking for some suggestions over lunch. We had a chat about it, and I went away and had … Continue reading Interviews Part 2: During the interview
Developing questions for a semi-structured interview
This post came about after a conversation with a colleague and friend who was asking for some ideas on how to develop questions for a semi-structured interview. I provided some ideas and later that day wrote some more things down I thought were worth considering. This three-part series is what came out of that conversation. … Continue reading Developing questions for a semi-structured interview
You were planning on in-person data collection? This might help.
I’d just finished a three-part blog series on interviews (the before, during and after), and was about to post the first one, when I thought, but will people even be interviewing right now? And then I saw Pat Thomson’s important post about the impact of the pandemic on PhD students. I have to admit, the … Continue reading You were planning on in-person data collection? This might help.