mixed methods research

mix·ed meth·ods re·search

(mikst meth'uds rĕ'sĕrch)
An investigative technique that reports both quantitative and qualitative data.
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The project analyses original data through mixed methods research, Combining statistical measurement with field research, Interviews and documentary analysis.
As part of a mixed methods research project, the questionnaire also sought to ascertain the degree to which the EC sector uses art museums and galleries as excursion destinations, and the ways in which they are used (or not).
The study reported in this paper is part of a larger, exploratory sequential, mixed methods research design where the qualitative results from a series of focus groups informed the development of a survey instrument.
A mixed methods research study titled " Mindfulness and Nutrition in College Aged Students" reveals that a semester-long nutrition class resulted in an improved awareness of eating practices, which then promoted positive changes in eating behaviors in a group of predominantly African American and Hispanic/Latino college aged students.
Pragmatic threads in mixed methods research in the social sciences: The search for multiple modes of inquiry and the end of the philosophy of formalism.
Their topics include the role of theory in mixed methods research, asking appropriate research questions, the mixed methods proposal introduction, the literature review: situating a mixed methods study in the larger context, mixed methods design: frameworks for organizing research methods, the heart of the mixed methods research plan: discussing the methods section, and an example of a real-world mixed methods study: the racial micro-aggressions study proposal.
Mixed methods research is further defined by Jirowong et al (2014, p.
The events that have favoured the increase of these designs include: publication of the British Educational Research Journal (2003) a monograph on educational research with 8 articles (4 mixed); the creation of the magazine Journal of Mixed Methods Research (2007) where it is begin to be used qualitative methods to develop quantitative measures, quantitative methods to strengthen qualitative findings; qualitative methods to explain qualitative findings, quantitative methods and qualitative equivalent; considerable increase of work with and on mixed models (2008-2015) which include Jonh Patton, Jennifer Greene, Richard Grinnell, Charles Teddlie.
Among their topics are paradigms and philosophies, mixed methods research, longitudinal research, ethnography, feminist research, symbolic interactionism, quasi-experimental design, measurement instruments, questionnaire construction, and the presentation and discussion of results.
Bryman proposed that mixed methods research strategies should be better clarified in advance of data collection, while also noting opportunistic benefits arising when 'researchers discover uses of the ensuing findings that they had not anticipated' (p.
Mixed methods research can help investigators fully capture the complex interactions among system components, including interactions among multiple levels of analysis and over time.