Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research
Kniha: Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research
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|Nakladatelství:||SAGE Publications Ltd|
|Úprava:||xviii, 275 stran : ilustrace|
Mixed method research design, spearheaded by the author of the best selling Research Design text (Second Edition, SAGE 2002), combines the latest thinking about mixed methods research designs with practical, step by step guidelines for the decisions that must be made in designing a mixed methods research study. The text: offers a practical, how to guide for designing a mixed methods study presents examples from actual, published mixed methods studies drawn across the social, behavioural, health, and education disciplines incorporates activities and exercises for classroom use or for use by the researcher in preparing designs contains a full glossary of terms for quick reference or as a study tool illustrates designs using visual diagrams and flowcharts goes through the entire research process (formulating questions, designing, collecting, interpreting, etc.) using four major types of mixed methods designs Mixed methods research is defined as a procedure for collecting, analyzing, and mixing both quantitative and qualitative data in a single case study or series of studies and is becoming more common in studies across the social, behavioural, and health sciences as well as education.