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Mixed Methods Research: A Research Paradigm Whose Time Has Come
The purposes of this article are to position mixed methods research (mixed research is a synonym) as the natural complement to traditional qualitative and quantitative research, to present pragmatismExpand
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Toward a Definition of Mixed Methods Research
The purpose of this article is to examine how the field of mixed methods currently is being defined. The authors asked many of the current leaders in mixed methods research how they define mixedExpand
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The Validity Issue in Mixed Research
In quantitative research, the importance of validity has been long accepted. In qualitative research, discussions of validity have been more contentious and different typologies and terms have beenExpand
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A Typology of Mixed Methods Sampling Designs in Social Science Research
This paper provides a framework for developing sampling designs in mixed methods research. Expand
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An Array of Qualitative Data Analysis Tools: A Call for Data Analysis Triangulation.
One of the most important steps in the qualitative research process is analysis of data. The purpose of this article is to provide elements for understanding multiple types of qualitative dataExpand
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A Qualitative Framework for Collecting and Analyzing Data in Focus Group Research
Despite the abundance of published material on conducting focus groups, scant specific information exists on how to analyze focus group data in social science research. Thus, the authors provide aExpand
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A typology of mixed methods research designs
The mixed methods paradigm is still in its adolescence, and, thus, is still relatively unknown and confusing to many researchers. Expand
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Statistics Anxiety: Nature, etiology, antecedents, effects, and treatments--a comprehensive review of the literature
Most college students are required to enroll in statistics and quantitative research methodology courses as a necessary part of their degree programmes. Unfortunately, many students report highExpand
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Academic procrastination and statistics anxiety
Statistics anxiety, which is experienced by as many as 80% of graduate students, has been found to debilitate performance in statistics and research methodology courses. As such, it is likely thatExpand
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On Becoming a Pragmatic Researcher: The Importance of Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methodologies
The last 100 years have witnessed a fervent debate in the USA about quantitative and qualitative research paradigms. Unfortunately, this has led to a great divide between quantitative and qualitativeExpand
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