Resources - Generalization

A Typology of Mixed Methods Sampling Designs in Social Science Research

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

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.

A Mixed Methods Investigation of Mixed Methods Sampling Designs in Social and Health Science Research

Description: Presents a two-dimensional model (time orientation—concurrent vs. sequential and the relationship between the qualitative and quantitative samples—identical, nested, multilevel, and parallel) for classifying mixed methods studies sampling designs.