Insights from being an online research participant

from the far side…..

Anuja Cabraal (PhD)

In the first half of last year, I agreed to be a participant in a research project where I was interviewed online. I found the experience interesting, eye opening, and learned so much from it. Here, I wanted to present my thoughts and experience, rather than what I learned, because I think that everyone will take away something different depending on their own research. So, here is my experience of being a research participant – during Covid and online. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.

Why did I decide to participate?

The primary reason was because it was a topic I was personally interested in (not academically). I was in a transition period in my life, and this topic was relevant to that. I was looking for validation. To be accepted as a participant meant something to me, almost like a stamp of approval. Especially because I did not think…

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Author: ALawlessLog

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