Book Developing a mixed methods proposal : a practical guide for beginning researchers / Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby and Paul Schutz.
Publication year: 2016
Media type Book
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781483365787 (pbk.) :
Notes: Formerly CIP. Includes bibliographical references and index. Chapter 1. Why a Guide for Developing Mixed Methods Proposals? What is Mixed Methods research? What are the Advantages of Mixed Methods Research? What should you consider when engaging in mixed methods research? What does a Mixed Methods Research Proposal Look Like? Practice SessionChapter 2. The Role of Theory in Mixed Methods Research What role does theory play in a mixed methods research proposal? Practice SessionChapter 3. Asking Appropriate Research QuestionsThe Role of Research Questions Types of Research Questions Creating Your Own Research Questions Practice SessionChapter 4. The Mixed Methods Proposal Introduction Purpose of the Mixed Methods Proposal Introduction Components of the Mixed Methods Proposal Introduction Practice SessionChapter 5. The Literature Review: Situating Your Mixed Methods Study in the Larger Context The Role of the Literature Review Preparing and Organizing Your Research Literature The Components of the Literature Review Writing the Literature Review C
Series title: Mixed methods research series
Extent: 1 volume.
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A practical, hands-on guide that helps beginning researchers create a mixed methods research proposal for their dissertations, grants, or general research studies. This practical, hands-on guide helps beginning researchers create a mixed methods research proposal for their dissertations, grants, or general research studies. The book intertwines descriptions of the components of a research proposal (introduction, literature review, research methods, etc.) with discussions of the essential elements and steps of mixed methods research. Examples from a real-world, interdisciplinary, mixed methods research study demonstrate concepts in action throughout the book, and an entire sample proposal appears at the end of the book, giving readers insight into every step up to completion. Readers who complete the exercises in each chapter will have an individualized, detailed template for their own mixed methods research proposal. Developing a Mixed Methods Proposal is Volume 5 in the SAGE Mixed