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Conducting Research Interviews

What do you think would be your biggest challenge in conducting research interviews? What could you do about this?

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There are a couple challenges that may arise while conducting research interviews relative to ethical practices. These challenges include 1) anonymity and confidentiality; and 2) minimization of harm.

Anonymity and confidentiality are terms that are often used interchangeably in research studies; however the challenges are quite different. Anonymity refers to maintain the identity of participants and any other identifying information (i.e. phone numbers, email addresses) confidential. Whereas, confidentiality refers to not disclosing ...

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This solution of 324 words highlights two issues associated with maintaining ethical standards in conducting research interviews with examples and definitions. It discusses specific ethical practices for the interviewer and the participant to consider when conducting research interviews and important information for every researcher to know.