Extra Focus Group Links


Extra Focus Group Links



Introduction to Focus Groups

Guidelines for Conducting a Focus Group – The following resource is an excellent overview of how to use focus groups and includes helpful tools and tips.

Introduction to Conducting Focus Groups – The PDF file linked here provides a comprehensive discussion of how to conduct a focus group.

Focus Groups – The resource below is an overview of focus groups and their uses in research.

Focus Groups – This link provides a brief overview of the use of focus groups in qualitative research.


Types of Focus Groups

Focus Groups – Pros/Cons and Types – The link below describes the various types of focus and when they would be appropriate.

Focus Groups – This resources discuss all aspects of conducting a focus groups, but also contains an explanation of the different types of focus groups.

Types of Focus Groups – The following resources briefly describe different types of focus groups.


Preparing for a Focus Group

Basics of Conducting Focus Groups – This resource provides a brief overview of the steps involved in preparing for a focus group study.

Conducting a Focus Group – The webpage linked here breaks down the focus group process into three phases and describes the steps that should be included in the preparation phase.


Effective Focus Group Questions

Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews – This resource includes a detailed discussion of how to create effective focus group questions and conduct the interview.

Guidelines for Conducting a Focus Group – The following resource is an excellent overview of how to use focus groups and includes helpful tools and tips.

Focus Group Questionnaire Fundamentals – This resource covers the five basic types of questions commonly used in a focus group setting.


Conducting a Focus Group

Designing and Conducting Focus Group Interviews  This resources includes a detailed discussion of how to conduct a focus group.

Conducting a Focus Group – This resource lists the key steps that must be taken before, during and following a focus group interview.


Data From a Focus Group

Analyzing Focus Group Data – This PDF file linked here includes a detailed discussion of specific data analysis techniques for focus groups.

Focus Group Interview and Data Analysis – The article linked below describes the data analysis process and offers instructions on how to conduct focus group data analysis effectively.


Focus Group Considerations

Introduction to Conducting Focus Groups – The PDF file linked here provides a comprehensive discussion of how to conduct a focus group.

Focus Groups – This link covers the advantages and disadvantages of using focus groups, as well as a description of the process.

Advantages and Disadvantages of a Focus Group – The following resource offers a brief insight into a few advantages and disadvantages of focus groups.

Spotlight on Focus Groups The following resource offers a brief insight into a few advantages and disadvantages of focus groups.


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