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Resources for Researchers

Provides links and citations to articles, books, e-books on general research, qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods, action research, and more. Many of the resources listed here are available to ACU students through the online Library databases (e.g. P

Mixed Methods Research

Creswell, J. W., Klassen, A. C., Plano Clark, V. L., & Smith, K. C. (2011). Best practices for mixed methods research in the health sciences. National Institutes of Health.

Creswell, J. & Plano Clark, V. (2011). Designing and conducting mixed methods research (2nd ed.). Sage Publications. 

Feilzer, M. Y. (2010). Doing mixed methods research pragmatically: Implications for the rediscovery of pragmatism as a research paradigm. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 4(1), 6-16. (ACU login required)

Hesse-Biber, S. N. (2010). Mixed methods research: Merging theory with practice. New York, NY: Guilford Press. (Partially available through Google Books)

Onwuegbuzie, A. J., Frels, R. K., Collins, K. M. T., & Leech, N. L. (2013). Conclusion: A four-phase model for teaching and learning mixed researchInternational Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 7(1), 133-156. (ACU login required)

Stentz, J. E., Plano Clark, V. L., & Matkin, G. S. (2012). Applying mixed methods to leadership research: A review of current practices. The Leadership Quarterly, 23(6), 1173-1183. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.10.001

Teddlie, C., & Tashakkori, A. (2009). Foundations of mixed methods research: Integrating qualitative and quantitative approaches in the social and behavioral sciences. Sage Publications. (Partially available through Google Books)