Research Design

5th Edition

Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches

John W. Creswell; J. David Creswell
eISBN-13: 9781506386690

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This bestselling text pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design. For all three approaches, John W. Creswell and new co-author J. David Creswell include a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions; key elements of the research process; a review of the literature; an assessment of the use of theory in research applications, and reflections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry.

New to this Edition

Updated discussion on designing a proposal for a research project and on the steps in designing a research study.  
Additional content on epistemological and ontological positioning in relation to the research question and chosen methodology and method. 
Additional updates on the transformative worldview. 
Expanded coverage on specific approaches such as case studies, participatory action research, and visual methods. 
Additional information about social media, online qualitative methods, and mentoring and reflexivity in qualitative methods. 
Incorporation of action research and program evaluation in mixed methods and coverage of the latest advances in the mixed methods field
Additional coverage on qualitative and quantitative data analysis software in the respective methods chapters. 
Additional information about causality and its relationship to statistics in quantitative methods. 
Incorporation of writing discussion sections into each of the three methodologies. 
Current references and additional readings are included in this new edition.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781506386706, 9781506386706, 9781506386690, 9781544336107, 9781506386683, 9781506386713, 1506386695
Language English
Number of Pages 304
Edition 5th