Week 4: Asynchronous Methods

This week we will be looking in more detail at the different types of asynchronous online research methods.   Given the focus on asynchronous methods there will be no Connect meeting this week.

The term asynchrous research simply means forms of research that don’t require the researcher and the researched to be online simultaneously. We are going to focus on two methodologies this week.

  • Online questionnaires
  • Asynchronous interviews/focus groups

During the week

You may find it helpful to refer to the following sections of the ORM website:


 And keep on blogging about your experiences and what you learn.

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