This book provides emerging and experienced scholars the theoretical background and practical tips they need to design and conduct credible online interview research. Author Janet Salmons bridges the theoretical and the practical, with guidance for designing and conducting credible online interview research. This book focuses on data collection through dynamic online interviews in text-based, videoconference, meeting space or 3D immersive environments.
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Table of Contents Detailed Table of Contents List of Figures List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Real Interviews in an Online World Chapter 2: Online Research with Techonology Tools Chapter 3: Interviews for Scholarly Research Chapter 4: Design for Credible and Ethical Online Research Chapter 5: Sampling - Selecting Partcipants for Online Interviews Chapter 6: Preparing for a Live Online Interview Chapter 7: Conducting the Interview Chapter 8: Visual Research and the Synchronous Online Interview Chapter 9: Online Communications and Online Interviews - Trends and Influences Appendix
Since 1999, Janet Salmons has served on the graduate faculty of the Capella University School of Business, where she enjoys working with emerging researchers as a dissertation mentor. She was honored with the Harold Abel Distinguished Faculty Award for 2011-2012 and the Steven Shank Recognition for Teaching in 2012 and 2013. She is an independent researcher, writer and consultant through her company, Vision2Lead, Inc. Dr. Salmons edited the Cases in Online Interview Research (2012) and wrote Online Interviews in Real Time (2010) for SAGE Publications, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. Dr. Salmons received a B.S. in Adult and Community Education from Cornell University; an M.A. in Social Policy Studies from Empire State College, a distance-learning institution in the SUNY system; and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies (meshing educational, technology, and leadership studies) at the Union Institute and University. She lives and works in Boulder, Colorado.