Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research / Edition 2
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Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research / Edition 2

by Vicki L. Plano Clark, John W. Creswell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412975174

ISBN-13: 9781412975179

Pub. Date: 06/22/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A practical, how-to guide to designing mixed methods studies

Combining the latest thinking about mixed methods research designs with practical, step-by-step guidance, the Second Edition of Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research now covers six major mixed methods designs. Authors John W. Creswell and Vicki L. Plano Clark walk readers through the

Overview

A practical, how-to guide to designing mixed methods studies

Combining the latest thinking about mixed methods research designs with practical, step-by-step guidance, the Second Edition of Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research now covers six major mixed methods designs. Authors John W. Creswell and Vicki L. Plano Clark walk readers through the entire research process, from formulating questions to designing, collecting data, and interpreting results and include updated examples from published mixed methods studies drawn from the social, behavioral, health, and education disciplines.

Intended Audience

This text is intended for use in Intermediate/Advanced Research Methods, Mixed Methods, Research Design, and Social Research Methods courses across the social and behavioral sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412975179
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/22/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
457
Sales rank:
259,558
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE
Chapter 1. The Nature of Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 2. The Foundations of Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 3. Choosing a Mixed Methods Research Design
Chapter 4. Examples of Mixed Methods Designs
Chapter 5. Introducing a Mixed Methods Study
Chapter 6. Collecting Data in Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 7. Analyzing and Interpreting Data in Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 8. Writing and Evaluating Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 9. Summary and Recommendations
Appendix A: An Example of the Convergent Parallel Design
Appendix B: An Example of the Explanatory Sequential Design
Appendix C: An Example of the Exploratory Sequential Design
Appendix D: An Example of the Embedded Design
Appendix E: An Example of the Transformative Design
Appendix F: An Example of the Multiphase Design
Appendix G. Glossary
References
Subject Index
Author Index
About the Authors
List of Tables
List of Figures

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