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Fakis, Apostolos; Hilliam, Rachel; Stoneley, Helen; Townend, Michael – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2014
Background: A systematic literature review was conducted on mixed methods area. Objectives: The overall aim was to explore how qualitative information from interviews has been analyzed using quantitative methods. Methods: A contemporary review was undertaken and based on a predefined protocol. The references were identified using inclusion and…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Interviews, Literature Reviews
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Ungar, Michael; Liebenberg, Linda – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2011
An international team of investigators in 11 countries have worked collaboratively to develop a culturally and contextually relevant measure of youth resilience, the Child and Youth Resilience Measure (CYRM-28). The team used a mixed methods design that facilitated understanding of both common and unique aspects of resilience across cultures.…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Resilience (Psychology), Cultural Differences, Cross Cultural Studies
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Kington, Alison; Sammons, Pam; Day, Christopher; Regan, Elaine – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2011
The Effective Classroom Practice project aimed to identify key factors that contribute to effective teaching in primary and secondary phases of schooling in different socioeconomic contexts. This article addresses the ways in which qualitative and quantitative approaches were combined within an integrated design to provide a comprehensive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Morell, Linda; Tan, Rachael Jin Bee – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2009
Researchers in the areas of psychology and education strive to understand the intersections among validity, educational measurement, and cognitive theory. Guided by a mixed model conceptual framework, this study investigates how respondents' opinions inform the validation argument. Validity evidence for a science assessment was collected through…
Descriptors: Validity, Educational Psychology, Measurement, Epistemology
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Arnon, Sara; Reichel, Nirit – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2009
Combining diverse methods in a single study raises a problem: What should be done when the findings of one method of investigation conflict with those of another? We illustrate this problem using an example in which three study phases--quantitative, qualitative, and intervention--were applied. The findings coming from the quantitative phase did…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Intervention, Telephone Surveys, Teacher Attitudes
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Jang, Eunice E.; McDougall, Douglas E.; Pollon, Dawn; Herbert, Monique; Russell, Pia – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2008
There are both conceptual and practical challenges in dealing with data from mixed methods research studies. There is a need for discussion about various integrative strategies for mixed methods data analyses. This article illustrates integrative analytic strategies for a mixed methods study focusing on improving urban schools facing challenging…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Research Methodology, Factor Analysis, Data Analysis
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Denscombe, Martyn – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2008
The mixed methods approach has emerged as a "third paradigm" for social research. It has developed a platform of ideas and practices that are credible and distinctive and that mark the approach out as a viable alternative to quantitative and qualitative paradigms. However, there are also a number of variations and inconsistencies within the mixed…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Models, Evaluation Methods, Communities of Practice