Interview Analysis : Interview And Interview Essay

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Research methodology (continue)
Working alongside with Conversation analysis, the research selects interview as the second method to generate the data. This paper, for that selection, deals with the second key research instruments, interview. Specifically, it explains and proposes a plan for carrying out interview for the research. The section starts with discussing the advantages of interview instrument. What follows after is a brief overview and discussion around the issue of critical dimension of interview. This review helps to provide guidelines for the deployment of interview in this research. After that, the procedure of doing interview is introduced with regard to creating interview guide, question design and the proposed segments of the interview. The paper ends with an emphasis on the importance of pre-testing and piloting the interview guide and a proposal for interview data analysis.
2.1. The selection of interview
One of the first questions that I encounter in the methodology chapter is that: which research instrument is beneficial and helps me find answers for my research questions? Under this consideration, interview is chosen as one of the instruments. The presence of interview in social life is no strange of a topic, as put it precisely in Edwards and Holland (2013:01) “[i]nterviews are ubiquitous in everyday life”. Interviews can be under many forms and appear in all sorts of context, such as at workplaces, schools, hospitals and so on. For the purpose of…

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