Conducting phone interviews: the pros and cons.

23rd May 2019 : 12:45 - 14:00

Category: Seminar

Research Group: Qualitative Methods Hub

Speaker: Dr Susan James Relly (Department of Education)

Location: Seminar Room J, Bruner Building C, Department of Education

Convener: Victoria Elliott

In an ideal world interviews would be conducted face-to-face. For a variety of different reasons this is not always possible.

This seminar will focus on the pros and cons of conducting interviews over the phone to gather qualitative data for a project on teaching and learning in the further Education sector.


In 2019, the University of Oxford’s Department of Education celebrates the 100th year since the passing of a statute creating what was known in 1919 as the University Department for the Training of Teachers. To celebrate our centenary a year-long series of activities will be delivered to address some of the department’s top initiatives for 2019, answer some of the big questions facing education today and to reveal the advancements the department has made to the study of and research in the field of education. Join us as we mark our 100th year and discover more about our anniversary here.

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