Winner of the 2020 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association. Explaining both why and how to use mixed methods for discovering solutions to complex research problems, this guide gives readers the tools to adapt approaches to suit their own research conditions.
Written in a warm, encouraging tone and packed with helpful diagrams and visual organizers, it provides an easy-to-follow map to the mixed methods process, covering everything from 'what is mixed methods research?' to framing, integrating, and describing a complexity-sensitive mixed methods approach. Features include:Key questions to navigate the important concepts of each chapterPractice alerts to provide practical tips on working in the fieldChapter check-ins to assess development of key skillsFurther reading to expand and deepen knowledge of mixed methods practicesAn annotated glossary to get to grips with foundational terms and revise for examsSupported throughout by real-world examples and advice from the author and other mixed methods experts, this book helps readers succeed in their projects and think innovatively about the methods they use.