The following are some tips for creating and editing transcripts based on my personal experiences:
- Listen to about ten minutes of the interview before starting to transcribe.
- Transcribe what you hear. Do not put words or phrases into the interviewee’s mouth, even if what they say is awkward or ungrammatical. Do not change word order.
- It will help if you have special transcribing equipment, such as good headphones and a transcribing machine that can be operated by foot pedals so you can stop and Continue reading