Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches
The Bestselling Text is Completely Updated and Better than Ever!
The Third Edition of the bestselling text Research Design by John W. Creswell enables readers to compare three approaches to research—qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods—in a single research methods text. The book presents these three approaches side by side within the context of the process of research from the beginning steps of philosophical assumptions to the writing and presenting of research. Written in a user-friendly manner, Creswell's text does not rely on technical jargon. He cuts to the core of what a reader needs to know to read and design research in part by showcasing ideas in a scaffold approach so that the reader understands ideas from the simple to the complex.
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Research Design, Third Edition appeals to students taking research design and research methods classes throughout the social and behavioral sciences—from undergraduates to the most advanced doctoral programs.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - garets86 - LibraryThing
This was a textbook for my doctoral work. It was a book that really explained the research process in easy to read format. I used it not only that particular course, I used it for my dissertation too. This is a great resource for researchers. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jorgecardoso - LibraryThing
A great book for those beggining to write a PhD proposal. It talks about the different types of knowledge claims and the typical research methods associated with them. It also offers very specific ... Read full review