This is an introductory, self-led course designed to teach the basics of how to conduct ethical qualitative data collection while in the field, with a focus on Key Informant Interviews (KIIs), Focus Group Discussions (FGDs), and observation techniques.
The training consists of an introduction and eleven short video modules, each covering a specific topic related to qualitative methods of ethical data collection. The videos are currently available in English with Arabic subtitles. If your team needs another language, please get in touch with us at [email protected].
Catalystas Consulting's Handbook
Ethical Guidelines for Data Collection: Interviews, Focus Group Discussions, and in-Field Observation Techniques
The Handbook includes:
This course is designed to provide you with a strong foundations in the basics of ethical data collection while in the field. It addresses how to prepare and conduct key informant interviews and focus group discussions, as well as observation techniques, reporting standards, and data security practices.
The course modules are:
The self-led video course is free! There is no need to register, subscribe, or pay. If you would like additional resources once you’ve completed the course, you can reach out to our team to purchase the accompanying handbook on ethical data collection, or inquire about pricing for an in-person training tailored to your organization’s needs.
There is no registration necessary! Simply watch all the video modules available on our website or our YouTube channel.
You can email [email protected] if you’re having trouble accessing any part of the course or materials.
No. The course is available as a free resource for you to watch at your convenience. Follow the course at your own pace, and re-watch the modules as many times as you need!
If you think your team would benefit from accessing the handbook, but find the cost prohibitive, please reach out to us. Additionally, if your team would like to discuss accessing the handbook in another language, please get in touch with your request at [email protected]!