SO WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Have questions prepared! Listen! Look interested (even if you aren't) Take notes! You won't remember everything.
DEVELOPING QUESTIONS After brainstorming about your discipline you should have been left with some questions; make those your starting place What didn't you know? What did you need to know more about? Don't be super vague or specific & answerable questions
CLASS ACTIVITY Break into pairs and interview each other Interview each other about your literacies from paper #1 First develop questions that aim to uncover practices and learning moments How did you learn? What did learning look? Focus on taking good on notes! Listen & ask questions!
HOW TO TAKE NOTES Write them down Write short hand Rewrite your notes after the interview ASAP Record the audio (ask for permission for this) Email for clarification (ask at end of interview)
BRAINSTORM QUESTIONS In your row brainstorm questions you can ask a potential interviewee Don't make the questions super vague (example. "so you were in The Day the Earth Stood Still?) Leave space to write new questions. Good interviews adapt questions as the interview progresses.
INTERVIEW EACH OTHER The end goal is going to be a 250-350 word report about the literacy of the person you interviewed Start with background Move towards your topic If something interests ask more, lead them. Conclude. Say thank you.
REPORT The should include the following: 1-2 quotes from the interview intro/conclusion The goal of this activity is to get you practicing interviews and writing information from the interview
EMAIL FIRST In the email: Be polite! Provide context (" I am in a class and we are...")