Summary: In Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research, 2nd Edition John W. Creswell, (author of the best-selling Research Design, 3rd Edition, SAGE 2009), and Vicki L. Plano Clark combine 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- emphasizes the detailed procedures of conduc ...show moreting six different types of mixed methods research designs- 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 six major types of mixed methods designsMixed methods research is defined as a procedure for collecting, analyzing, and mixing both quantitative and qualitative data in a single study or series of studies and is becoming more common in studies across the social, behavioural, and health sciences as well as education. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 10
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