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Focus Groups

Conducting Focus Groups
http://www.managementhelp.org/grp_skll/focusgrp/focusgrp.htm
The Free Management Library's webpage pulls together varied resources on conducting focus groups.

Creating Questions
http://www.extension.psu.edu/evaluation/Questions.html
This site from Penn State provides a guide to developing questions for focus groups.

Focus Group Basics: From Development to Analysis
http://tecc.org/wp-content/uploads/focusGroupCourse/focusGroupCourse.html
This is a free online course developed by ETR on focus group basics. It covers everything from site logistics to data analysis.

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Focus Group Fundamentals
Nancy Grudens-Schuck, Beverlyn Lundy Allen, and Kathlene Larson
Iowa State University, Departments of Agricultural Education and Studies and Sociology
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Publications/PM1969B.pdf

How to Get More Out of Your Focus Groups
http://mnav.com/how-get-more-out-your-focus-groups
A website with tips on conducting focus groups by the Market Navigation, Inc.

Sample Focus Group Protocol for: Parents
Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, ETR Associates
http://www.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.TheoriesDetail&pageID=505&PageTypeID=8

Sample Focus Group Protocol for: Teens
Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, ETR Associates
http://www.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=pages.TheoriesDetail&pageID=504&PageTypeID=8

Sample Youth Focus Group Questions
http://www.cfpsa.com/en/psp/youth/resources/focusGroupQuestions_e.pdf
A guide to conducting focus groups with youth, including sample questions developed by the Canadian Forces Personnel Support Agency to help support children in military families.

The Community Toolbox
http://ctb.ku.edu/en/
The Community Toolbox provides over 6,000 pages of practical skill-building information on over 250 different topics. Topic sections include step-by-step instruction, examples, check-lists, and related resources.


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