how to UNDERTAKE a qualitative interview
Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:
- Develop a qualitative interview guide.
- Understand techniques and processes employed to undertake an effective qualitative interview.
- Identify and describe creative methods used to strengthen qualitative interviews.
Be sure to check out the resources provided below the videos.
3.1 Developing a qualitative interview guide
3.2 Interview techniques and processes
3.3 Creative interview methods
The following resources will support you to undertake qualitative interviews.
GENERAL INTERVIEW GUIDANCE
Conducting research interviews. 2012. Rowley, J. Management Research Review, 2012, Vol.35 (3/4), p.260-271. https://www.proquest.com/docview/928748740?accountid=10382
InterViews: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Interviews. 1996. Kvale, S. Sage Publications, California
Writing Interview Protocols and Conducting Interviews: Tips for Students New to the Field of Qualitative Research. 2012. Jacob, S. A., & Furgerson, S. P. The Qualitative Report, 17(2), 1-10. https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol17/iss42/3/
Qualitative research & evaluation methods : integrating theory and practice. 2015. Patton, M. Q. Fourth edition.; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications.
Example qualitative interview guides
Capturing the experiences of patients across multiple complex interventions: a meta-qualitative approach. 2015. Webster F. et. al. BMJ Open. https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/suppl/2015/09/08/bmjopen-2015-007664.DC1/bmjopen -2015-007664supp_AppendixA.pdf
Creative interview methods
Beyond the standard interview: the use of graphic elicitation and arts-based methods. 2009. Bagnoli, A. Qualitative Research, 9(5), 547-570. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794109343625
Combining concept mapping with semi-structured interviews: adding another dimension to the research process. 2021. Striepe, M. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 44:5, 519-532. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1743727X.2020.1841746
Using Drawings in Qualitative Interviews: An Introduction to the Practice. 2020. Brailas, A. The
Qualitative Report, 25(12), 4447-4460. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2020.4585
Practical guidance and ethical considerations for studies using photo-elicitation interviews. 2014. Bugos E, et. al. Preventing Chronic Disease. 11:E189. https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd11.140216
Walking Interviews. 2017. Kinney, P. University of Surrey. https://sru.soc.surrey.ac.uk/SRU67.pdf