An Overview of Ethnographic Methods

The aim of this post is to go over some key features of the three main methods for collecting data as part of an ethnographic research project.

These include participant observation, ethnographic conversations and one-to-one interviewing. Click below to find out more about each of the methods.

Participant Observation

Taken from Bureau of Land Management Oregon and Washington's photostream

Ethnographic Conversations

Steve Baker

One-to-one Interviewing

Matt Brown

See also Techniques for Ethnographic Conversations and Interviews and The Ins and Outs of Field Notes.