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Research Journal 12: Merriam on Interviewing

According to Merriam there are three basic ways to record an interview data, that is, tape record the interview, to take notes during an interview, and/or, to write down whatever one remembers from the interview shortly after the interview is completed. 413 more words

DCR Interview Prep

Lisha’s Original Questions:

1. How long have you been practicing medicine?

2. What do you specialize in?

3. What does your normal responsibilities throughout the day? 686 more words

Research Journal 12: Merriam on Interviewing

Merriam suggest that while conducting an interview that you ask permission from the person whom you are interviewing if you can record it. This can be very helpful to you to go over and add to your notes after you have completed the interview. 340 more words

Journal 8

There are many different approaches to drawing a sampling of people for research. Merriam talks about purposeful sampling and how it is the most effective. “Purposeful sampling is based on the assumption that the investigator wants to discover, understand, and gain insight and therefor must select a sample from which the most can be learned.” By using this method you are utilizing resources to the greatest benefit of your research. 249 more words

Research Journal 11: Merriam on Interviewing

An interviewer must word their questions properly, have clear language, and also be certain of their stance towards the person they are interviewing (Merriam 106). A skilled interviewer will be sure to bring out the positivity in the interaction (Merriam 107), which is what I am aiming to do. 476 more words

Journal 6

Merriam states in “Why Review the Literature” that “Besides providing a foundation– a theoretical framework– for the problem to be investigates, the literature review can demonstrate how the present study advances, refines, or revises what is already known.” (p.  330 more words

Research Journal 8

From Merriam’s “Designing Your Study and Selecting A Sample” we learn how to select samples for research.   A sample is defined as a “unit of analysis” and can be a location, population, events activities, etc. 257 more words