SAGE Research Methods Video

SAGE Research Methods videos feature a variety of academics and researchers, including author John Creswell, delving deeper into research topics, concepts, and case studies. Watch the videos and check your understanding by answering the questions below. (Answers available on separate tab.)

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Using Mixed Methods Research

John Creswell discusses mixed methods research and how it is used.

Developing Mixed Methods Research

John Creswell guides viewers through a practical applied mixed methods study.


1. Which of the following is the best example of a mixed methods study?

  1. using qualitative data to explain results from a scale
  2. combining fixed and random effects in a quantitative study
  3. conducting research using grounded theory and ethnography
  4. bringing together multiple sources of data

2. A common reason for using mixed methods is to ______.

  1. test the effects of an intervention
  2. collect qualitative and quantitative data and keep results separate
  3. begin with a qualitative phase to improve a quantitative survey
  4. collect stories from individuals