He has been an overt strategic debriefer
for 25 years with assignments in Japan, the Middle East, and CONUS.
guidelines that will aid them in conducting the prebrief and the debrief (see Figure 3).
2007) identified poor quality of debriefers
as the biggest issue with debriefing sessions.
Any research that is carried out on instruments, debriefer
training, or debriefing structure must ultimately be evaluated by its ability to translate into improved learning outcomes.
The peer debriefer
critically examined the accuracy and completeness of the data interpretations.
From the outset, a peer debriefer
(PD) with twenty years of experience in qualitative and quantitative research was utilized to assist in the qualitative data analysis process.
For this study, a peer debriefer
was included to review and raise questions about the veracity of the findings.
From identifying good questioning techniques and how to avoid the wrong questions to controlling conversations and gaining expertise, this comes from a strategic debriefer
who has been training other interrogators and debriefers
, and who here offers special skills and focus not commonly addressed.
One peer debriefer
, who was familiar with this method of coding and who is an expert in sexuality education examined the codes looking for systematic bias.
A peer debriefer
was selected with whom I met at critical points in the inquiry--when data analysis began following the first interview and as data analysis continued following the completion of all interviews.
The peer debriefer
, the researcher's Faculty Advisor, reviewed data samples, and generally provided a sounding board for the researcher's ideas, questions, and conclusions in order to confirm or disconfirm emergent themes as logical and proper.
Finally, a peer debriefer
(someone outside the organization but familiar with competency modeling) reviewed data, integration notes, and Trends and Implications Draft 1 to validate analysis decisions and to provide feedback on the trends and implications at this stage of the process.