Facilitated By Cory Laverty and Klodiana Kolomitro, Centre for Teaching and Learning
We regularly employ interviews and focus groups in the study of teaching and learning issues. These methods provide an opportunity to explore ideas in depth, to unpack personal insights, and to gather a variety of perspectives. However, the design of these protocols is carefully structured to elicit the information you want to uncover. Please join us to discuss the design of these data collection techniques.
Identify the merits of data collection using interviews and focus groups.
Explore the stages of planning, developing, and conducting interviews and focus groups.
Review guidelines for creating interview and focus group questions.
Discuss the role of the facilitator and other protocols in these data gathering methods.