Resources

Systematic Field Observation

Description: Discusses the history and types of field observation methods from a sociological perspective.

Mixed Methods Sampling: A Typology with Examples

Description: Discusses mixed methods sampling techniques in creative and effective ways.

Mixed Methods Analysis and Information Visualization: Graphical Display for Effective Communication of Research Results

Description: Introduces a range of graphical methods that can be used to present mixed methods research results.

Research Design: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches; A framework for the Study

Description: Straightforward practical discussion about thinking about and planning qualitative or quantitative research.

Quantitative and Qualitative Inquiry in Educational Research: Is there a paradigmatic difference between them?

Description: Discusses the distinctions between qualitative and quantitative methodological approaches in educational research.

Using Mixed-Methods Sequential Explanatory Design: From Theory to Practice

Description: Discusses procedural issues related to mixed-methods in a sequential (quant then qual) design.

Concordance Between Ethnographer and Folk Perspectives: Observed Performance and - Self-Ascription of Sibling Caretaking Roles

Description: Compares observer to cultural member view of roles in care-taking

Interobserver Agreement, Reliability, and Generalizability of Data Collected in Observational Studies

Description: Discusses reliability and generalizability in terms of coefficients that reflect the "quality" of data, what defines quality data, and how reports of agreement are insufficient.

Integrating Survey and Ethnographic Methods for Systematic Anomalous Case Analysis

Description: How the salience of research findings can be enhanced by combining survey and ethnographic methods to draw insight from anomalous cases.

Dimensions of Desire: Bridging Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in a Study of Female Adolescent Sexuality

Description: Illustrates how feminist psychology research can bridge qual and quant methods while keeping lived experience as the center of inquiry.