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Skills for Effective Interviewing and Focus Groups
Start Date: 7/18/2019Start Time: 9:45 AM
End Date: 7/18/2019End Time: 5:00 PM

Event Description:

Interviewing is the most common method of data collection used in qualitative research. This one day course provides a detailed overview of individual and group interviews, which are the most common methods of data collection used in qualitative research.

By the end of this session, you will be familiar with:

  • benefits and challenges of interviewing
  • how to create an interview protocol
  • how to craft effective questions
  • key skills in conducting the interview
  • how to assess the quality of an interview

This is a hands-on course; you will have opportunity to practice your new knowledge and skill through role-playing in small groups. This workshop is appropriate for academics and professionals alike.

This course is a part of a series offered by the Laurier Summer Institute of Research Methods. You can register for this course and others running from July 15 to 26. Students (from any university) get 10% off. Faculty, staff and students paying by internal transfer also save on the tax.

Location Information:
Waterloo - Peters Building  (View Map)
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5
Room: P327
Contact Information:
Name: Sharmalene Mendis-Millard
  • Everyone (open to public)
  • Event Organizer(s):
  • ~Other/Community Based
  • Cost:
    Early Bird: $249+HST
    After July 5: $299+HST
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