Resources - Qualitative and Mixed Methods

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.

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.

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.

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.

International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches

Description: Publication of global research, scholarship, educational, researcher and practitioner perspectives on multiple, hybrid (outcome of unusual blending), synergistic (combined effect), integrated and cultural research approaches.

Research design issues for mixed method and mixed model studies

Description: Discusses the concept of triangulation from various perspectives and the variety of approaches to implementing mixed methods research.