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If you would like to find out more about focus groups, here are a range of resources to get you started.




Focus Group Protocol Template - http://it.coe.uga.edu/%7Etreeves/edit8350/FGP.html


Toolkit for Conducting Focus Groups - http://www2.omni.org/docs/FocusGroupToolkit.pdf






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Designing and conducting online focus groups




Edmunds, H. (1999). The focus group research handbook. Chicago: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group.


Morgan, D. L. (1997). Focus groups as qualitative research (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Morgan, D.L. (1998a). The focus group guidebook. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Morgan, D.L. (1998b). Planning focus groups. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Simon, J. S. (1999). Conducting successful focus groups. Saint Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.



Scholarly journal articles

Lim, C., and Tan, S. (2001). Online discussion boards for focus group interviews: an exploratory study. Journal of Educational Enquiry. 2(1). pp. 50-60. Retrieved 5 April 2006 from http://www.education.unisa.edu.au/JEE/Papers/JEEVol2No1/paper4.pdf


Southwell, B., Blake, S. & Torres, A. (2005). Lessons on Focus Group Methodology from a Science Television News Project [Electronic version]. Technical Communication, 52(2), pp. 187-193.



Whitney, L. (2005). Middle Level Teachers Using Focus Group Research [Electronic version]. Education. 126(1), pp. 3-10.



William, A. & Katz, L. (2001). The Use of Focus Group Methodology in Education: Some Theoretical and Practical Considerations [Electronic version]. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning , 5(3). Retrieved 30 March 2006 from http://www.ucalgary.ca/~iejll/volume5/katz.html




Conference proceedings


Turney, L. & Pocknee, C. (2004). Virtual focus groups: New technologies, new opportunities, new learning environments. In R. Atkinson, C. McBeath, D. Jonas-Dwyer & R. Phillips (Eds), Beyond the comfort zone: Proceedings of the 21st ASCILITE Conference (pp. 905-912). Perth, 5-8 December. http://www.ascilite.org.au/conferences/perth04/procs/turney.html

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