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Journalism 4952 - Strategic Communications Research Methods I: Module 3: In-depth Interview (IDI)

Module 3: In-Depth Interviews (IDI) Design and Logistics – Nuts and Bolts

The following e-books are only a sample of resources that can assist you in designing quality in-depth interviews.  Search the Merlin (online library) catalog for books on interviewing and other methods for qualitative research.  

In-Depth Interviewing

Explanations of in-depth-interviews can be found in the following chapter of this book:

Johnson, J. M. (2012). From the Individual Interview to the Interview Society. In Holstein, J. A., Marvasti, A., McKinney, K. D. & Gubrium, J. F (Eds.). The Sage Handbook of Interview Research, 2nd Ed.(103-118). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage  Publications. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412973588.n8 

Qualitative Research Methods

Module 3 Deliverables

Module 3 Deliverables:

  1. Develop In-Depth Interview (IDI) with appropriate prompts and questions in a Word document using the criteria in your syllabus
  2. Write a short memo describing your approach to the IDI.