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How to Construct a Mixed Methods Research Design

Overview of attention for article published in KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, July 2017
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Title
How to Construct a Mixed Methods Research Design
Published in
KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, July 2017
DOI 10.1007/s11577-017-0454-1
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Authors

Judith Schoonenboom, R. Burke Johnson

Abstract

This article provides researchers with knowledge of how to design a high quality mixed methods research study. To design a mixed study, researchers must understand and carefully consider each of the dimensions of mixed methods design, and always keep an eye on the issue of validity. We explain the seven major design dimensions: purpose, theoretical drive, timing (simultaneity and dependency), point of integration, typological versus interactive design approaches, planned versus emergent design, and design complexity. There also are multiple secondary dimensions that need to be considered during the design process. We explain ten secondary dimensions of design to be considered for each research study. We also provide two case studies showing how the mixed designs were constructed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 317 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 43 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 36 11%
Unspecified 35 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 20 6%
Researcher 16 5%
Other 52 16%
Unknown 115 36%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 40 13%
Social Sciences 34 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 21 7%
Medicine and Dentistry 20 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 14 4%
Other 73 23%
Unknown 115 36%

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