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Mixed methods research : a guide to the field

Author: Vicki L Plano Clark; Nataliya V Ivankova
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, [2016] ©2016
Series: Sage mixed methods research series, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This practical book introduces a unique socio-ecological framework for understanding the field of mixed methods research and its different perspectives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki L Plano Clark; Nataliya V Ivankova
ISBN: 9781483306759 1483306755
OCLC Number: 907190543
Description: xxviii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE FIELD OF MIXED METHODS RESEARCH --
ch. 1 Why a Guide to the Field of Mixed Methods Research? Introducing a Conceptual Framework of the Field --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 1 Key Concepts --
The Essence of Mixed Methods Research --
The Field of Mixed Methods Research --
The Need for a Guide for Navigating the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
The Socio-Ecological Framework for the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Mixed Methods Research Process --
Mixed Methods Research Content --
Mixed Methods Research Contexts --
Application of the Socio-Ecological Framework to a Mixed Methods Study --
An Example of Applying the Framework to Ruffin et al.'s (2009) Study --
An Example of Applying the Framework to Ivankova's (2014) Study --
Using the Socio-Ecological Framework to Guide This Book --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
ch. 2 What Is the Core of Mixed Methods Research Practice? Introducing the Mixed Methods Research Process --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 2 Key Concepts --
The Role of the Mixed Methods Research Process in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About the Mixed Methods Research Process --
Research Purpose and Questions --
Methods --
Inferences --
Issues and Debates About the Mixed Methods Research Process --
Applying the Mixed Methods Research Process in Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
pt. II METHODOLOGICAL CONTENT CONSIDERATIONS FOR MIXED METHODS RESEARCH PRACTICE --
ch. 3 What Is Mixed Methods Research? Considering How Mixed Methods Research Is Defined --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 3 Key Concepts --
The Role of Definitions in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Terminology Used to Name Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives for Defining Mixed Methods Research --
Examples of Mixed Methods Research Definitions --
Definitions From the Methodological Literature --
Definitions Used in Mixed Methods Research Studies --
Issues and Debates About Definitions --
Applying Definitions in Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
ch. 4 Why Use Mixed Methods Research? Identifying Rationales for Mixing Methods --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 4 Key Concepts --
The Role of Rationales in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About Rationales for Mixed Methods Research --
Examples of Rationales for Mixed Methods Research --
Rationales From the Methodological Literature --
Rationales Used in Mixed Methods Research Studies --
Issues and Debates About Rationales --
Applying Rationales in Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
ch. 5 How to Use Mixed Methods Research? Understanding the Basic Mixed Methods Designs --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 5 Key Concepts --
The Role of Designs in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About Designs for Mixed Methods Research --
Nature of Mixed Methods Designs --
Approaches to Designs --
Notation System and Procedural Diagrams --
Basic Designs for Mixed Methods Research --
Concurrent Quan + Qual Design --
Sequential Quan [₂! Qual Design --
Sequential Qual [₂! Quan Design --
Issues and Debates About the Mixed Methods Research Designs --
Applying the Mixed Methods Research Designs in Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
ch. 6 How to Expand the Use of Mixed Methods Research? Intersecting Mixed Methods With Other Approaches --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 6 Key Concepts --
The Role of Advanced Applications of Designs in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About Advanced Applications of Designs for Mixed Methods Research --
Embedding a Secondary Method Within a Primary Quantitative or Qualitative Research Design --
Mixing Methods Within a Methodological Approach --
Mixing Methods Within a Theoretical Framework --
Examples of Intersecting Mixed Methods With Other Approaches --
Mixed Methods Experiment --
Mixed Methods Case Study --
Mixed Methods Evaluation --
Mixed Methods Action Research --
Transformative Mixed Methods Research --
Issues and Debates About Intersecting Mixed Methods With Other Approaches --
Applying Advanced Applications of Designs in Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
ch. 7 How to Assess Mixed Methods Research? Considering Mixed Methods Research Quality --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 7 Key Concepts --
The Role of Quality in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About Quality for Mixed Methods Research --
Assessing Quality of Quantitative and Qualitative Study Strands --
Assessing Quality of the Generated Inferences --
Assessing Quality Related to Specific Mixed Methods Designs --
Examples of Quality for Mixed Methods Research --
Examples of Quality from the Methodological Literature --
Examples of Quality Applied to Mixed Methods Research Studies --
Issues and Debates About Quality in Mixed Methods Research --
Applying Quality in Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
pt. III CONTEXTS THAT SHAPE MIXED METHODS RESEARCH PRACTICE --
ch. 8 How Do Personal Contexts Shape Mixed Methods? Considering Philosophical, Theoretical, and Experiential Foundations for Mixed Methods Research --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 8 Key Concepts --
The Role of Personal Contexts in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About Personal Contexts for Mixed Methods Research --
Philosophical Assumptions --
Theoretical Models --
Background Knowledge --
Stances About Personal Contexts for Mixed Methods Research --
Issues and Debates About Personal Contexts and Mixed Methods Research --
Applying Personal Contexts in Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
ch. 9 How Do Interpersonal Contexts Shape Mixed Methods? Considering Interactions With Research Participants, Teams, and Reviewers in Mixed Methods Research --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 9 Key Concepts --
$t The Role of Interpersonal Contexts in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About Interpersonal Conexts for Mixed Methods Research --
Mixed Methods Research Ethics --
Research Participant Considerations --
Research Team Dynamics --
Editorial and Review Board Guidelines --
Examples of Addressing Interpersonal Contexts in Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Issues and Debates About Interpersonal Contexts and Mixed Methods Research --
Applying Interpersonal Contexts in Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources ch. 10 How Do Social Contexts Shape Mixed Methods? Considering Institutional, Disciplinary, and Societal Influences on Mixed Methods Research --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 10 Key Concepts --
The Role of Social Contexts in the Field of Mixed Methods Research --
Major Perspectives About Social Contexts for Mixed Methods Research --
Institutional Contexts --
Disciplinary Contexts --
Societal Contexts --
Considering the Status of Mixed Methods Research Within Social Contexts --
Issues and Debates About Social Contexts and Mixed Methods Research --
Applying Social Contexts in Mexed Methods Research Practice --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources --
pt. IV CONCLUDING THOUGHTS --
ch. 11 Where Is Mixed Methods Research Headed? Applying the Field in Your Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Learning Objectives --
ch. 11 Key Concepts --
Utility of Our Socio-Ecological Framework to Guide Your Mixed Methods Research Practice --
Applying the Framework: Understanding the Messiness of Mixed Methods Research --
Applying the Framework: Implementing Your Mixed Methods Research Studies --
Applying the Framework: Developing Your Expertise in Mixed Methods Research --
Applying the Framework: Future Developments in Mixed Methods Research --
Future Developments About the Mixed Methods Research Process --
Future Developments About Mixed Methods Research Content --
Future Developments About Mixed Methods Research Contexts --
Concluding Comments --
Application Questions --
Key Resources.
Series Title: Sage mixed methods research series, 3.
Responsibility: Vicki L. Plano Clark, University of Cincinnati, Nataliya V. Ivankova, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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