Collecting data by in-depth interviewing

Rita Shuk Yin BERRY

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Interviews have been used extensively for data collection across all the disciplines of the social sciences & in educational research. There are many types of interviews, as suggested in the literature. However, this paper does not attempt to look at every single type of interview. Instead, it focuses on one particular type – in-depth interviewing. In the presentation, the presenter will briefly explain her interpretation of in-depth interviewing & report on how she used this research method to collect data for her study.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1999


Berry, R. S. Y. (1999, September). Collecting data by in-depth interviewing. Paper presented at British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference 1999, University of Sussex, England.


  • Research methodology
  • In-depth interviewing
  • Questioning techniques


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