Research question: What are the barriers to mental healthcare access experienced by West and Central African immigrants in the United States?
Read qualitative research articles that include an interview guide, so you can become familiar with how to write questions. Use Google Scholar to look for other suggestions about writing qualitative interview questions.
· What is the difference between a good and a bad research interview question? Look at the examples in the Learning Resources. Avoid the use of jargon or any of the concept words you have found in journal articles. Use a simple, conversational style of language.
Patton (2016) provides helpful examples of different types of questions to ask in order to elicit rich, thick descriptions (e.g., experience and behavior questions, sensory questions). Patton also points out how interviews vary depending on the type of approach (e.g., phenomenological, narrative).
· Develop a draft interview guide consistent with your chosen approach, using the feedback you received in your Workshop.
· Post a brief explanation of how you developed your questions. Start with the research question and then describe the concepts that you wanted to explore. Be sure to cite the sources of your ideas for the questions.