Observing, purely observing, a researcher taking an interview. Educational. What did I learn?
- The hour is gone before you know it
- Opportunities for probing are so easily missed
- It is not a monologue; it is a conversation
- Repeat, summarize and probe
- People speak abstract and in metaphors
- Making a person angry helps (to a certain limit of course)
Ok. Interesting to learn more about open interviewing. But I also learned something else… Continue reading “Observing an interview”