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Session on Policy Workshop Field Interview Techniques, Presented by the OGCS

Oct 4, 2017 12:15PM to 01:15PM
Audience: 
Restricted to WWS MPA2 graduate studentsRestricted to WWS MPP graduate students

Session on Policy Workshop Field Interview Techniques  This session will provide an overview of strategies and techniques for conducting in-person interviews while working on your Policy Workshop. **For MPA2s and MPP students involved in the Graduate Workshop.**

This session will provide an overview of strategies and techniques for conducting in-person informant interviews, including:


• Strategies for getting past gatekeepers
• How to get honest answers to difficult questions
• Techniques for building rapport, drawing out critical details, and dealing with reluctant or hostile informants
• Common mistakes to avoid before and during an interview
• Protecting your notes and audio recordings from theft or seizure
• Working with interpreters