Event details

Planning and conducting interviews and focus groups

Friday, 26 June 2020

This session will take a practical approach to introducing key considerations for the use of interviews and focus groups in research. It will cover choosing the right type of interview or focus group for your research question, ethical considerations, and communicating well with your participants. The workshop will focus upon semi-structured approaches and include practical activities on designing a semi-structured interview schedule, and running a focus group.

Alana James is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was awarded Higher Education Psychology Teacher of the Year in 2019, by Oxford University Press/BPS Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology. Alana conducts mixed-methodology research into mentoring and peer support interventions, as well as peer relationships and bullying, in university and school settings. Her research has been funded by the HEA and the British Council amongst others.

Network: Professional Development Programme
Date(s): Friday, 26 June 2020
Times: 11.00-16.00
Signup Deadline: Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Location: SRHE, 73 Collier Street, London N1 9BE
Lunch Provided: Yes
Spaces Left: Places available
Prices: Members: Free, Guests: £75.00
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