Journal or Book Title
The Qualitative Report
Facilitating successful focus groups requires both science and art. One element that can fully challenge focus group facilitators includes how to handle the unfocused focus group. This article describes “unfocus” and the benefits and disadvantages of unfocus in focus groups. Lessons learned from and approaches taken on this journey are shared to enhance focus group facilitation best practices.
Nova Southeastern University
Franz, Nancy K. Dr., "The Unfocused Focus Group: Benefit or Bane?" (2011). Education Publications. 9.
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