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Title: The use of mixed methods research in interdisciplinary educational journals
Author: López-Fernández, Olatz
Molina Azorín, José Francisco
Keywords: Investigació educativa
Interdisciplinarietat
Revistes
Educació
Educational research
Interdisciplinary approach to knowledge
Periodicals
Education
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: Mixed methods research is becoming increasingly important in several scientific areas. The analysis of prevalence rates is a new line of research that has emerged in mixed methods research, and this methodological approach has only been applied carefully in a handful of journals. The purpose of this article was to analyse the prevalence of mixed methods research in interdisciplinary educational journals. Moreover, the main characteristics of the mixed methods articles identified were examined. This study used a mixed methods approach to analyse these aspects. Specifically, a partially mixed sequential equal status multiple-case study design was applied with a development mixed methods purpose. Three educational journals in different disciplines were reviewed from 2005 to 2010 (Academy of Management Learning and Education, Educational Psychology Review, Journal of the Learning Sciences). The findings show differences among the journals in the prevalence rates and characteristics of the mixed methods studies
Note: Versió postprint del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/mra.2011.5.2.269
It is part of: International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 2011, vol. 5, num. 2, p. 269-283
Related resource: http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/mra.2011.5.2.269
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/31002
ISSN: 1834-0806
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Psicologia Social i Psicologia Quantitativa)

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