Resources - Analysis

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.

Mixing Qualitative and Quantitative Research in Developmental Science: Uses and Methodological Choices

Description: Describes and discusses choices for using mixed methods from a practical perspective and discusses common pitfalls and how to aviod them.

Unpackaging Cultural Effects On Classroom Learning: Hawaiian Peer Assistance and Child-Generated Activity

Description: Observational and interview study of sibling caretaking and peer assistance in Native Hawaiian contexts to illustrate the appropriate comparative analysis of natal and school activity settings.

Impacts of Children with Troubles on Working Poor Families: Experimental and Mixed Methods Evidence

Description: Mixed methods experimental study examining the differences in family routine difficulty as a function of troubled children.

Intercoder Reliability for Validating Conclusions Drawn From Open-Ended Interview Data

Description: Discusses procedures for developing and assessing intercoder reliability with free-flowing text.

Systematic Field Observation

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

Advanced Mixed Methods Research Design

Description: Describes variety of mixed methods research designs and associated analytical issues

The Integration of Fieldwork and Survey Methods

Description: Describes history and rationale for integrating fieldwork and survey methods and the nature of how traditional approaches will need to be adapted for practical applications.