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ERIC Number: EJ1012939
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1049-7315
Writing a Mixed Methods Report in Social Work Research
Bronstein, Laura R.; Kovacs, Pamela J.
Research on Social Work Practice, v23 n3 p354-360 May 2013
This article briefly chronicles the development of mixed methods research and its use in social work. We then move onto a discussion of terms and designs, reasons for (and for not) using mixed methods. Drawing upon exemplars, we address how to write up a mixed methods study when (1) the sample is single; single for one part, with a subset for the other; or, there is more than one sample; (2) the timing is concurrent or sequential; and (3) the priority or weighting is equal or weighted toward one method or the other (qualitative or quantitative). In addition we address the Discussion section of a mixed-methods article as an opportunity to integrate the qualitative and quantitative data for readers. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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