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Conducting Field Interviews

A guide meant for those enrolled in seated DEC300 courses and need to conduct field interviews for their research project.

About This Guide

This guide is designed to assist you in creating and conducting field interviews.  Field interviews can be applied to several disciplines, including communication, sociology, and psychology.  This guide contains the following:

  • What are field interviews?
    Explains the concept of field interviews and how they apply to different fields of study.
  • Conducting Field Interviews
    Contains information on how to select an interview candidate and how to conduct field interviews successfully.
  • Field Interview Resources
    A list of library resources that can help you craft and conduct successful field interviews.
  • References
    A list of resources that were used in the creation of this guide.

  • Help
    Extra resources that are available to you for additional help.

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