Mixed-Method studies have emerged from the paradigm wars between qualitative and quantitative research approaches to become a widely used mode of inquiry. Depending on choices made across four dimensions, mixed-methods can provide an investigator with many design choices which involve a range of sequential and concurrent strategies. Defining features of these designs are reported along with quality control methods, and ethical concerns. Useful resources and exemplary study references are shared.
Mixed-Methods Studies, Quantitative Research, Qualitative Research, Concurrent Strategies, and Sequential Strategies
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Terrell, S. R. (2012). Mixed-Methods Research Methodologies. The Qualitative Report, 17(1), 254-280. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol17/iss1/14