Elements of Planning An Interview : (Group Activity)
Form groups and discuss each element of planning an interview and prepare notes on each element.
|Format - Structure||______|
|Size/Length - How much||______|
|Do’s and Dont’s - Rules and Regulations||______|
|Type of Questions - Yes/No questions or Wh Type.||______|
i. Format –
a. Introductory Questions
b. Probing Questions
c. Conclusive Questions – message, future plans, etc.
ii. Size/Length –
a. Around eight to ten questions should be planned.
iii. Do’s and Dont's –
a. Do not ask personal questions.
b. Do not ask closed-ended i.e. yes-no questions.
c. Research on the topic/the individual to be interviewed, beforehand.
d. Ask about the details related to the topic or profession and make use of Wh-questions to have a free-flowing conversation.
iv. Type of Questions - Preferably ask questions that will result in qualitative information. Avoid questions that give Yes/No answers unless it is added on to another question that would ask for details.