Resources - Validity

Concordance Between Ethnographer and Folk Perspectives: Observed Performance and - Self-Ascription of Sibling Caretaking Roles

Description: Compares observer to cultural member view of roles in care-taking

A Typology of Mixed Methods Sampling Designs in Social Science Research

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

Toward a Unified Validation Framework in Mixed Methods Research

Description: Offers a validation framework to guide thinking about validation in mixed methods work.

Validity and Reliability of Qualitative Data Analysis: Interobserver Agreement in Reconstructing Interpretative Frames

Description: Assessed interobserver reliability in the use of reconstructing interpretative frames techniques as an indicator of its rigor.

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.

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.

Lessons Learned for Teaching Mixed Research: A Framework for Novice Researchers

Description: A concise description of key steps in the mixed research process.