A Dramaturgical Look At Interviewing

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Question 1
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What is another name for an interviewee, or the person being asked the questions in an interview?

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Interrogatee

B

Informant

C

Candidate

D

Applicant

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Question 2
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What is dramaturgy?

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A

A performance in which the researcher and subject play off of one another toward a common end

B

An exchange in which interviewee guides the shape of the dialogue

C

A disclosure of personal information by the interviewer

D

A meaning-making construction where the content discussed is not important

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Question 3
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Which of the options below is not a typical interview structure?

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Semistandardized interview

B

Standardized interview

C

Creative interview

D

Unstandardized interview

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Question 4
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When an interviewer is fairly certain about the information he/she will uncover with the questions, a(n) _______ structure is useful.

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semistandardized interview

B

standardized interview

C

creative interview

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unstandardized interview

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Question 5
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When an interviewer assumes that questions are sufficiently comprehensive and simple to elicit all information relevant to the study's topics, all questions have been worded in a manner that lets the respondent clearly understand what is being asked, and the meaning of the question is identical to all respondents, the researcher will use a(n) ___________ .

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semistandardized interview

B

standardized interview

C

creative interview

D

unstandardized interview

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Question 6
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When a researcher is conducting a large longitudinal study with multiple interviewers, a(n) _______ structure is ideal for collecting consistent data.

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semistandardized interview
B
standardized interview
C
creative interview
D
unstandardized interview
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Question 7
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When a researcher plans certain topics, but leaves the flow of the conversation open to follow the responses of the interviewee, he/she is using a(n) ______________ structure.

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semistandardized interview
B
standardized interview
C
creative interview
D
unstandardized interview
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Question 8
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A(n) _____________ interview structure is ideal when the interviewer is capturing a dynamic and unpredictable situation in which a variety or respondents suggest a wide variety of types of responses.

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semistandardized interview
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standardized interview
C
creative interview
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unstandardized interview
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Question 9
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When a researcher assumes that he/she does not know in advance every question that should be asked, that subjects will not find equal meaning in like-worded questions, and plans to develop probes during the interview, this is a(n) __________ structure.

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semistandardized interview
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standardized interview
C
creative interview
D
unstandardized interview
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Question 10
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When a researcher assumes that the interview should have standard questions adapted to mirror the subjects' vocabularies and perspectives, and seeks to accommodate the varying interpretation of questions in the interview, this is a(n) _______ structure.

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semistandardized interview
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standardized interview
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creative interview
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unstandardized interview
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Question 11
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When an interviewer has a set list of questions but is expected to digress and probe for greater detail with additional questions, this is a(n) ______ structure.

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semistandardized interview
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standardized interview
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creative interview
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unstandardized interview
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Question 12
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An interview item that exclusively concerns the central focus of the study is a(n) ____________ .

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extra question
B
throw-away question
C
probing question
D
essential question
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Question 13
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An interview item that is equivalent to a central concern but worded in a different manner to check the reliability and consistency of interviewee response is a(n) ____________ .

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extra question
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throw-away question
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probing question
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essential question
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Question 14
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An interview item that is incidental or unnecessary to the central aim of the study, but can be used to establish rapport, cool off a subject, or get the full story from the interviewee is a(n) __________ .

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extra question
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throw-away question
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probing question
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essential question
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Question 15
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An interview item that provides a way for the interviewer to draw out more complete stories from subjects, to elaborate and tell more is a(n) ____________ .

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extra question
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throw-away question
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probing question
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essential question
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Question 16
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Zero-order level communications is an interviewing technique to ensure good communication that _____________ .

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uses jargon as an opportunity to explore the respondent's meaning system
B
uses varying levels of language in questions
C
simplifies interview questions to the least sophisticated level of all respondents
D
uses language codes to share idioms
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Question 17
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A question that uses words that arouse negative emotions in the interviewee and risks shutting down the interviewee is a(n) _________________ .

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double-barreled question
B
overly complex question
C
affectively worded question
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overly simplified question
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Question 18
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A question that asks a person to respond simultaneously to two issues in a single question, creating a false dichotomy creating the idea that the response must be one of the other, not both, is a(n) _____ .

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double-barreled question
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overly complex question
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affectively worded question
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overly simplified question
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Question 19
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A question that is too long and makes the interviewee unable to respond to the question in its entirety easily and simply is a(n) ______________ .

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double-barreled question
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overly complex question
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affectively worded question
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overly simplified question
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Question 20
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When a researcher uses a program to randomly select a respondent phone number and types full accounts of the informant's response into a computer, it is called ________ .

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Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI)
B
Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)
C
Web-Based In-Depth Interviewing
D
Email-Based In-Depth Interviewing
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