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Creswell, John W.; Guetterman, Timothy C. – Pearson, 2019
"Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research" offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Research Design
Creswell, John W. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2015
"Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research" offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology
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Harrison, Robert L.; Reilly, Timothy M.; Creswell, John W. – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2020
As mixed methods continues to grow as a discipline, work to define what constitutes quality mixed methods research has become an emergent conversation. While progress has been made in this area, there has been some debate as to what quality entails and how to achieve it. This article contributes to mixed methods by highlighting the importance of…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Difficulty Level, Definitions, Best Practices
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Hastings, Lindsay J.; Griesen, James V.; Hoover, Richard E.; Creswell, John W.; Dlugosh, Larry L. – Journal of College Student Development, 2015
Preparing college students to be active contributors to the next generation is an important function of higher education. This assumption about generativity forms a cornerstone in this mixed methods study that examined generativity levels among 273 college students at a 4-year public university. MANCOVA results indicated that college students who…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Role of Education, Mixed Methods Research
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Abutabenjeh, Sawsan; Jaradat, Raed – Teaching Public Administration, 2018
Research design is a critical topic that is central to research studies in science, social science, and many other disciplines. After identifying the research topic and formulating questions, selecting the appropriate design is perhaps the most important decision a researcher makes. Currently, there is a plethora of literature presenting multiple…
Descriptors: Research Design, Research Methodology, Comparative Analysis, Public Administration
Smart, John C., Ed. – 1996
This volume contains 10 papers on higher education theory and research. "Variation Among Academic Disciplines: Analytical Frameworks and Research" (John M. Braxton and Lowell L. Hargens) reviews work on disciplinary differences and proposed conceptual schemes for explaining these differences. "Public Policy and Public Trust: The Use…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment, Doctoral Programs, Educational Finance
Creswell, John W. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2006
This new version explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry approaches: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. Using an accessible and engaging writing style, the author compares theoretical frameworks, ways to employ standards of quality, and…
Descriptors: Human Services, Research Design, Critical Theory, Qualitative Research
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Creswell, John W.; Hanson, William E.; Plano Clark, Vicki L.; Morales, Alejandro – Counseling Psychologist, 2007
Counseling psychologists face many approaches from which to choose when they conduct a qualitative research study. This article focuses on the processes of selecting, contrasting, and implementing five different qualitative approaches. Based on an extended example related to test interpretation by counselors, clients, and communities, this article…
Descriptors: Test Interpretation, Phenomenology, Counseling Psychology, Research Methodology
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Hanson, William E.; Creswell, John W.; Clark, Vicki L. Plano; Petska, Kelly S.; Creswell, David J. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2005
With the increased popularity of qualitative research, researchers in counseling psychology are expanding their methodologies to include mixed methods designs. These designs involve the collection, analysis, and integration of quantitative and qualitative data in a single or multiphase study. This article presents an overview of mixed methods…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Counseling Psychology, Methods Research, Research Design
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Taber, Keith S. – Teacher Development, 2012
There seems to be a continuous flow of new and revised books to support the teaching and learning of research methods in education and related fields. At one level, this is to be welcomed in an area such as research methodology where there is no single, widely accepted and coherent overview of the subject. The availability of diverse voices and…
Descriptors: Research Design, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Evaluation Research
Secolsky, Charles, Ed.; Denison, D. Brian, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. The "Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education" provides higher…
Descriptors: Generalizability Theory, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Teacher Effectiveness