Discussion 2: what makes a good interview? | RSCH 8310 – Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis | Walden University

 

Required Readings

Saldaña, J. (2016). The coding manual for qualitative researchers (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Chapter 1, “An Introduction to Codes and Coding” (pp. 1–42) (previously read in Weeks 5 and 6)
Chapter 2, “Writing Analytic Memos About Narrative and Visual Data” (pp. 43–65) (previously read in Weeks 5 and 6)

Ravitch, S. M., & Carl, N. M. (2016). Qualitative research: Bridging the conceptual, theoretical, and methodological. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Chapter 5, “Methods of Data Collection” (pp. 145–183)
Chapter 7, “An Integrative Approach to Data Analysis” (pp. 215–236) (previously read in Weeks 5 and 6)
Chapter 8, “Methods and Processes of Data Analysis” (pp. 237–270) (previously read in Weeks 5 and 6)

Rubin, H. J., & Rubin, I. S. (2012). Qualitative interviewing: The art of hearing data (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Chapter 6, “Conversational Partnerships” (pp. 71–93)
Chapter 7, “The Responsive Interview as an Extended Conversation” (pp. 95–114)
Chapter 8, “Structure of the Responsive Interview” (pp. 115–129)
Chapter 9, “Designing Main Questions and Probes” (pp. 131–147)
Chapter 10, “Preparing Follow-Up Questions” (pp. 149–169)
Chapter 12, “Data Analysis in the Responsive Interviewing Model” (pp. 189–211) (previously read in Weeks 5 and 6)

Yob, I., & Brewer, P. (n.d.). Working toward the common good: An online university’s perspectives  on social change, 1-25.

  

The intent of a qualitative interview is to encourage, elicit, and illuminate the interviewee’s experience in rich, thick detail. Consider that most interviewees will only have a general idea of your research goals and the depth you need for analysis. Therefore, your presentation of the interview questions and engagement with the interviewee are the tools that guide the process.

As you consider your interview, think about:

Asking of questions to ask to encourage stories and examples

How to “reframe” questions to reduce ambiguity and bias

What you can do to make the interviewee at ease

What you can do to build rapport and trust

For this Discussion, you will examine the characteristics of a good qualitative interview.

To prepare for this Discussion:

Review the chapters of the Rubin and Rubin course text and consider the characteristics of a good qualitative interview.

Review the Yob and Brewer interview questions in Appendix A at the end of the article and consider how interview guides are used in research.

Review the Interview Guide Instructions and the Interview Guide Example found in this week’s Learning Resources and use these documents to guide you during your interview.

Post your explanation of the characteristics of a good qualitative interview. Also include what makes a good interview guide. Use the interview questions from Yob and Brewer’s interview guide to support your post.

Be sure to support your main post and response post with reference to the week’s Learning Resources and other scholarly evidence in APA style.

PLEASE USE REQUIRED READINGS AND CITATIONS. THANK YOU
 

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