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Interviews in Qualitative Research

  1. Kathryn Roulston

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0572

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Roulston, K. 2012. Interviews in Qualitative Research. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Interviews are social interactions in which researchers ask questions of people for the purpose of collecting data for social research.

Keywords:

  • methods;
  • research methods in applied linguistics;
  • field methods