Articles

A Typology of Mixed Methods Sampling Designs in Social Science Research

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

Mixed Methods Sampling: A Typology with Examples

Description: Discusses mixed methods sampling techniques in creative and effective ways.

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.

Child Care Instability and the Effort to Sustain a Working Daily Routine: Evidence from the New Hope Ethnographic Study of Low-Income Families

Description: This chapter examines the stability and change in child care among 44 working poor families in Milwaukee, WI who were part of the New Hope anti-poverty experimental evaluation.

Research Design: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches; A framework for the Study

Description: Straightforward practical discussion about thinking about and planning qualitative or quantitative research.

Qualitative Interviewing

Description: Practical guide and discussion of issues related to interview design and interviewing strategy.

Focus Groups

Description: Written a long-time authority on focus group, presents a brief history of focus group application up to, and including, information on the variety of current uses across many disciplines.

Photo Interviews: Eliciting Data through Conversations with Children

Description: Describes the use of photo interviewing as strategy for eliciting information from children who often have preconceived ideas about how to interact with adults and avoid pressures of school setting as interview context.

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).

Scientific Foundations of Qualitative Research

Description: Report generated by a NSF workshop on qualitative research methods.