Resources - Research Design
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- Research Design (31)
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- Epistemology (8)
- Sampling Issues (11)
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- Qualitative and Mixed Methods (55)
Scientific Foundations of Qualitative Research
Description: Report generated by a NSF workshop on qualitative research methods.
A dual Methodology for Case Studies: Synergistic Use of a Longitudinal Single Site with Replication Multiple Sites
Description: Describes a case study methodology that combines real-time longitudinal with nine retrospective case studies on same phenomenon.
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.
Content Analysis of Words in Brief Descriptions: How Mothers and Fathers Describe Their Children
Description: Content analysis of parent descriptions of their children toward understanding parental perceptions and attitudes regarding their adolescent children.
Discovering Successful Pathways in Children's Development: New Methods in the Study of Childhood and Family Life
Description: Variety of chapters illustrating the value of qual, quant, and ethnographic methods.
What Good is Polarizing Research into Qualitative and Quantitative?
Description: The authors argue against a polarization between qualitative and quantitative methods and the associated polarization between “subjective” and “objective” evidence.
Making it work: Low-wage Employment, Family Life, and Child Development
Description: Looks past the economic statistics to illustrate how different employment trajectories affect the social and emotional lives of poor women and their children.
Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Research: How is it done?
Description: Draws on a content analysis of methods and design from 232 articles using combined methods.
Introduction to Mixed Method and Mixed Model Studies in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: Paradigm Wars and Mixed Methodologies.
Description: Encourages a focus on the research question as a guide to deciding on methods to apply in a particular study and comfort in cross the boundaries between pure interpretations of particular paradigmatic characteristics.
Designing Qualitative Studies
Description: Practical guide to study design with good attention to taxonomy of research approaches by purpose and sampling issues.