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Research Methodologies Guide

A collection of resources describing research methods in the social sciences and the humanities

Focus Groups

Usability.gov defines focus groups as 

"a moderated discussion that typically involves 5 to 10 participants."

Focus groups are used in research to engage small groups of individuals about a topic the researcher wants to study. They often involve the gathering of opinions, needs, and beliefs on a specific topic.

For more information about focus groups, review the resources below:

Where to Start

Below, we've compiled a few resources that can help you start your Focus Group research.