Course Description for Interviewing: Theories and Methods
Interviewing: Theories and Methods
Prerequisite: SPC 2608 or SPC 4064
Description: This course will examine the research and methods of interviewing, including employment interviewing, journalistic interviewing, and focus group and oral history interviewing. Students will explore the theories of interviewing from both an employer's and an employee's perspective, as well as that of a broadcaster, a news reporter, and an academic. In addition, students will learn theories of the role of the interviewee. This course emphasizes researching and applying interviewing theory.