Resources

Developing Data Analysis

Description: Provides a step-by-step guide to all the questions students ask when beginning their first research project.

A Typology of Mixed Methods Sampling Designs in Social Science Research

Description: Introduces a framework for developing sampling designs in mixed methods 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.

Toward a Unified Validation Framework in Mixed Methods Research

Description: Offers a validation framework to guide thinking about validation in mixed methods work.

Validity and Reliability of Qualitative Data Analysis: Interobserver Agreement in Reconstructing Interpretative Frames

Description: Assessed interobserver reliability in the use of reconstructing interpretative frames techniques as an indicator of its rigor.

Dedoose.com

Description: Dedoose was designed from the ground up — by researchers for researchers.

Text Analysis: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

Description: Complete presentation and discussion of steps and strategies for analyzing text from a variety of qualitative research orientations

Measures of Interobserver Agreement: Calculation Formulas and Distribution Effects

Description: Discusses issues, types, and calculations for inter-rater reliability

Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children

Description: Describes an experimental program that boosted employment among the city’s poor while reducing poverty and improving children’s lives.

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.