Resources - Analysis

Child Care Instability and the Effort to Sustain a Working Daily Routine: Evidence from the New Hope Ethnographic Study of Low-Income Families

Description: This chapter examines the stability and change in child care among 44 working poor families in Milwaukee, WI who were part of the New Hope anti-poverty experimental evaluation.

Students' Perceptions of Characteristics of Effective College Teachers: A Validity Study of a Teaching Evaluation Form Using a Mixed Methods Analysis

Description: Multistage mixed-methods analysis assessing content and construct validity of a teaching evaluation form based on student's perceptions.

Logistic Regression


Description: Overview and how-to guide for specifying and interpreting the results of logistic regression

Techniques to Identify Themes

Description: Wonderful guide to describing and identifying themes in qualitative research.

A Guide to the Use of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) in Assessing Intervention Effects: The Promise of Multiple Methods [Brochure]

Description: Presents a schematic illustration of issues and rationale in whether and how to address policy and research questions via multiple method research design.

Behavior Sampling and Ethnography: Complementary Methods for Understanding Home-School Connections among Latino Immigrant Families

Description: Used ethnography and experience-sampling methods to study the relations between home activities and school achievement in a sample of low-income Latino immigrant families and their 10-11 year-old children at risk for low school achievement.

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.

Barriers to Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Description: Challenges to integrating mixed methods data and strategy for writing mixed methods research articles.

A Systems Approach to Qualitative Data Management and Analysis

Description: Introduces and illustrates a systematic approach to qualitative data management from a database architecture perspective.

Reasoning With Numbers

Description: Presents a comprehensive set of techniques for representing the world through numbers and argues that there are many things to be missed when neglecting these approaches.