Video Chat: Family and Interviews!
The NY Times reports: “Video Chat Reshapes Domestic Rituals.” (See:http://NYTimes.comhttp://nyti.ms/tXKboL) One of the issues some have pointed to in terms of the use of online interviews for research is the access to and comfort with communications technologies. Critics were concerned that the choice of Skype or other desktop options for videoconferencing could skew the sample. Does the widespread use of videoconferencing reduce those concerns and allow for more research with media-rich, visual online interviews? I think so! Post your comments and thoughts below.