dc.contributor.author Giddings, L
dc.contributor.author Grant, B
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-19T03:18:14Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-19T03:18:14Z
dc.date.copyright 2006
dc.date.issued 2011-12-19
dc.identifier.citation Contemporary Nurse, vol.23pp.3 - 11
dc.identifier.issn 1037-6178
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10292/3172
dc.description.abstract Mixed methods research is becoming increasingly popular in the health and social science disciplines. The aim of this article is to give an overview of the varieties of mixed methods designs. We begin by situating mixed methods research in the context of a paradigmatic framework which assists a researcher in making decisions concerning the design of their study. Although the most commonly used mixed methods designs are underpinned by positivist/postpositivist assumptions, the combination of qualitative and quantitative methods can be used within any research paradigm.
dc.publisher AUT University; eContent Management Pty Ltd
dc.relation.uri http://www.contemporarynurse.com/archives/vol/23/issue/1/article/2176/mixed-methods-research-for-the-novice-researcher
dc.rights Copyright in all back volume, current and submitted material to Contemporary Nurse (ISSN 1037-6178) is vested in eContent Management Pty Ltd - in any medium, form, combination or format. Permission to reproduce material from the Contemporary Nurse journal, which falls outside the provisions of the Australian Copyright Act 1968, should be sought from the copyright owner at: info@e-contentmanagement.com.
dc.subject Mixed methods; Qualitative Research; Quantitative research; paradigms; postpositivism
dc.title Mixed methods research for the novice researcher
dc.type Journal Article
dc.rights.accessrights OpenAccess
dc.identifier.roid 1433 en_NZ

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