Teaching resource: Non-interview methods

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"Different ways in which researchers can collect qualitative data"

This teaching resource provides instructors and students with materials designed to assist in teaching qualitative methods of data collection.

This resource provides brief summaries of some of the different ways in which researchers can collect qualitative data, including focus groups, diaries, online data collection, and visual methods. Each summary is accompanied by an illustrative data sample from the extensive collections held by the UK Data Archive.

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Qualitative methods


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Focus groups



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Online data collection

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Visual methods



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