Research Design (5th ed.)

Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches

John W. Creswell,

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches
 
 

This best-selling 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. 

The FifthEdition includes more coverage of: epistemological and ontological positioning in relation to the research question and chosen methodology; case study, PAR, visual and online methods in qualitative research; qualitative and quantitative data analysis software; and in quantitative methods more on power analysis to determine sample size, and more coverage of experimental and survey designs; and updated with the latest thinking and research in mixed methods.

SHARE this Comparison of Research Approaches poster with your students to help them navigate the distinction between the three approaches to research.



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