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The length of time that you will be activelyengaged in the data collection part of the research depends on the design of the research project. Generally speaking, you will spend an hour to three hours participating in the interview or focus group, with another 15 minutes required to sign in. In addition, unless the interview is by phone, you need to allocate time for travel and parking.

Some studiesrequire that research participants collect information daily for a month or longer and, in those cases,your involvement may be to spend time on a specified activity for 15 – 30 minutes a day, such as writing in a journal or posting information online.