Qualitative semi-structured interviews: Video Tutorial

  In the first of a new series of video tutorials on qualitative methodology, we are going over some practical tips on semi-structured interviews for qualitative research, and creating interview guides:       The blog posts referenced in the video are:   10 tips for semi structured qualitative interviewing   Semi-structured Interview Guides for qualitative interviews   Recording good audio for qualitative

Designing a semi-structured interview guide for qualitative interviews

  Interviews are a frequently used research method in qualitative studies. You will see dozens of papers that state something like “We conducted n in-depth semi-structured interviews with key informants”. But what exactly does this mean? What exactly counts as in-depth? How structured are semi-structured interviews?   This post is hosted by Quirkos, simple and affordable software for qualitative analysis. Download a 1

10 tips for semi-structured qualitative interviewing

Many qualitative researchers spend a lot of time interviewing participants, so here are some quick tips to make interviews go as smooth as possible: before, during and after!   1. Let your participants choose the location If you want your interviewees to be comfortable in sharing sometimes personal or sensitive information, make sure they can do it in a comfortable location. For some people, this might be their own house, or a neutral