Writing interview guides

Non-directed interviewing

+ discuss observation exercise

+ assign interview exercise


OUE Ch 6, Interviewing

From Robert S. Weiss, Learning from Strangers – The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies, New York: The Free Press, 1994. In the class bspace.

  • Chapter 4 – Interviewing – Part 1
  • Chapter 4 – Interviewing – Part 2 – Examples of Interviewing (Note: this file looks long, but that’s mostly because so much is in transcript form and there’s lots of white space.)


Dan Heller photography on model releases

Optional, but very helpful

Also from Weiss, also in bspace

  • Chapter 5 – Issues in Interviewing
  • Chapter 3 – Preparation for Interviewing