The focus group interview

@inproceedings{Ho2006TheFG,
  title={The focus group interview},
  author={Debbie G. E. Ho},
  year={2006}
}
This paper explores the possibility of expanding the focus group interview into the field of English as a Second Language (ESL), where this research methodology is yet to be thoroughly explored. Specifically, it aims to challenge popular criticisms about the reliability and validity of the focus group as a qualitative research methodology. It does this by first setting up a list of five main criticisms of the focus group interview drawn from current literature on research methodology within the… CONTINUE READING