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What is Mixed Methods Research?

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"Mixed methods research is the type of research in which a researcher or team of  researchers combines elements of qualitative and quantitative approaches (e.g., use of qualitative and quantitative viewpoints, data collection, analysis, inference techniques) for the purpose of breadth and depth of understanding and corroboration."

Definition from: Johnson, R. B., Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Turner, L. A. (2007). Toward a definition of mixed methods research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1(2), 112-133.

VIDEO: What is Mixed Methods Research

Professor John Cresswell, noted scholar in the area of research methods, speaks about Mixed Methods Research.

Published Feb 19, 2013 | Runtime: 15:05 min.

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Selected Journals on Mixed Methods Research

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Journal of Mixed Methods
(Sage Publications)

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