RESEARCH METHODS; STRUCTURED INTERVIEWS

Structured interviews:

researcher reads out a list of closed questions from an interview schedule and writes fixed answers according to the interviewee's answers. The interviewer plays a passive role and is not allowed to deviate from the interview schedule - Quantative

Advantages

P: closed questions and fixed choice answers generate large amounts of quantitative data that can be easily put into a table to see trends and correlations, increases reliability. 

E: interviewers can explain the aims and objectives of the research increasing validity. Interviewers can give clear instructions…

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