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A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research / Edition 1

A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research / Edition 1

by John W. Creswell
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John W. Creswell’s A Concise Introduction to Mixed Methods Research is a brief overview of mixed methods research that takes readers through the essential steps in planning and designing a study. Rather than offering an extensive treatment of mixed methods, this concise book offers individuals in the social, behavioral, and health sciences a foundation for understanding mixed methods methodology. Practical for use in workshops, seminars, global webinars, and as a supplementary text in undergraduate and graduate classes, Creswell’s book is ideal for the beginner or the more advanced researcher looking for a quick primer in mixed methods, by an authoritative mixed methods scholar.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483359045
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/22/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 1,007,870
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

John W. Creswell, Ph D, is a professor of family medicine and codirector of the Michigan Mixed Methods Research and Scholarship Program at the University of Michigan. He has authored numerous articles and 28 books on mixed methods research, qualitative research, and research design. While at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he held the Clifton Endowed Professor Chair, served as director of a mixed methods research office, founded SAGE’s Journal of Mixed Methods Research, and was an adjunct professor of family medicine at the University of Michigan and a consultant to the Veterans Administration health services research center. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to South Africa in 2008 and to Thailand in 2012. In 2011, he co-led a national working group on mixed methods practices at the National Institutes of Health, served as a visiting professor at Harvard’s School of Public Health, and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. In 2014, he was the president of the Mixed Methods International Research Association. In 2015, he joined the staff of family medicine at the University of Michigan. John has been teaching research methods courses for the past 40 years. Visit him at his website:

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Basic Features of Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 2. The Development and Advancement of Mixed Methods
Chapter 3. Steps in Designing Mixed Methods Study
Chapter 4. Skills Needed to Conduct Mixed Methods Research
Chapter 5. Basic and Advanced Mixed Methods Designs
Chapter 6. How to Draw a Diagram of Procedures
Chapter 7. Introducing a Mixed Methods Study
Chapter 8. Sampling and Integration Issues
Chapter 9. Writing a Mixed Methods Study for Publication
Chapter 10. Evaluating the Quality of a Mixed Methods Study

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