Flashcards in Methods Deck (11)
A list of questions requiring a response from the participants. Usually written and distributed by post/ online
A conversation between the researcher and the participants in which the participants answer questions about the research topic.
Questionnaires sent via the post
Questionnaires completed independently by the participants in their own time
Due to the improvements in technology, questionnaires can now be completed online.
A set of pre-prepared Qs are asked by the interviewer, usually closed Qs.
The interviewer has complete freedom to vary the interview, it is more like a guided conversation.
The interviewer has some set Qs/ basic topics that they want to cover, but they can probe for more information or go off on a slight tangent.
An interview that involves a group of people, not one-on-one.
Aim to find out about one particular topic