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Much like an encyclopedia or a search engine, an interview can be a valuable:
You're writing a research report on Andrew Jackson. Which of these is a primary source?
A biography of Jackson written in 1990
A letter from Jackson to his wife
A summary of Jackson's major policies
You're scheduled to interview a small-town mayor. Choose the best source for background research.
The local newspaper
The mayor's husband
Which of these questions is open-ended?
What is the garbage collection schedule like in your town?
Do you think the garbage collection schedule is adequate?
Is Tuesday a convenient day for garbage collection?
Which item commonly used for interviews has a different purpose than the others?
list of questions
Which of the following would probably be the best place to conduct an interview with one of your teachers?
The school lunchroom, during lunchtime
In the stands during a school football game
In her classroom, after school
Recording an interview must be sanctioned by the interviewee. What is a synonym for "sanctioned?"
Failing to pay attention while conducting an interview could result in which of the following consequences?
An important quote is missed
A follow-up question is asked
A confusing answer is clarified
Which of the following words best describes what you want an interview to feel like?
Which of these is a good reason to contact a subject after an interview?
To explain how you'll be using the interview
To ask if there are any answers they'd like to change
To clear up an answer you don't fully understand