Resources - Qualitative and Mixed Methods

Mixing Qualitative and Quantitative Methods: Insights into Design and Analysis Issues

Description: Discusses issues of design, sampling, and analysis in mixed methods research.

Pragmatism and The Choice of Research Strategy

Description: Introduces and traces the history of the methodological paradigm wars and brings readers up to the state of affairs (albeit, 1998).

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.

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

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.

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.

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.