Essay Structured Interviews
Many sociologists choose to use structured interviews when they are conducting their research, because by having a structured interview there are a set of prepared questions that are close-ended and already have pre-coded answers.
One reason why researchers choose to use structured interviews is because they are cheap, quick and easy to do. This is because by going out and actually trying to interview the public it is quicker to get a response from the participants and also its quicker to find out whether or not someone is willing to take the time and answer the participants questions. It is also cheaper as you don’t …show more content…
For researchers to be able to carry out their studies they must first gain informed consent from their participants this is because before the researcher starts to ask the participants the questions they must first inform them what the research is about and make sure that they fully understand what it is about and if they are willing to participate in this research. With the researcher informing the participant what the research