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unstructured interviews
the interviewer is guided by a short list of prompts they have prepared in advance.
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group interview
take the form of small group discussions.
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longitudinal studies
studies of the same group of people conducted over a period of time.
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participant observation
the researcher joins a group and participates in its activities as a full member on a daily basis in order to investigate it.
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non participant observation
the researcher is observing the groups activities without taking part in them.
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overt participant observation
the researcher comes clean and the group is aware of his or her research activities.
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covert participant observation
the researcher joins the group without informing its members about his or her activities.
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group interview

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take the form of small group discussions.

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longitudinal studies

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participant observation

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non participant observation

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