Qualitative Interview Design: A Practical Guide for Novice Investigators
Qualitative research design can be complicated depending upon the level
of experience a researcher may have with a particular type of
methodology. As researchers, many aspire to grow and expand their
knowledge and experiences with qualitative design in order to better
utilize diversified research paradigms for future investigations. One of the
more popular areas of interest in qualitative research design is that of the
interview protocol. Interviews provide in-depth information pertaining to
participants’ experiences and viewpoints of a particular topic. Often
times, interviews are coupled with other forms of data collection in order
to provide the researcher with a well-rounded collection of information
for analyses. This paper explores the effective ways to conduct in-depth,
qualitative interviews for novice investigators by employing a step-by-step
process for implementation.
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Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title:
The Qualitative Report
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