Interviews and Surveys and Research Ethics

| January 10, 2016

– a brief (300-500 word) description of the interviewing/surveying method(s) you intend to use (or would hypothetically use) in order to collect data for your dissertation. This description should:

– demonstrate how this method is in line with your research objectives;
– explain who you wish to interview/survey, and how you will select them;
– provide examples of questions you intend to ask;
– outline the strengths and limits of such a method of data collection.

Hypothetical topic – Electoral violence in Nigeria

Resources:

• Catherine Dawson (2009) Introduction to Research Methods: A practical introduction for anyone undertaking a research project (available as an e- book via Templeman).
• https://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/lir/ojs/index.php/lir/article/viewFile/484/52 6
• https://perswww.kuleuven.be/~u0035056/PhD/samenvattingen/theories/ interviewing/Nigel%20King.doc
• https://sdhprc.ir/download/A_Companion_to_qualitative_research.pdf#pa ge=218
• Ethics Review: https://www.kent.ac.uk/brussels/current/practical/study- skills-research/ethics.html
• Kathy Charmaz (2006) Constructing grounded theory : a practical guide through qualitative analysis (available as an e-book via Templeman).

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