2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RSCH 8450 - Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis


(4 cr.) Students in this research course build upon their established qualitative and quantitative research proficiencies. Students are also provided with the opportunity to develop specialized knowledge and skills for designing mixed-methods research at the doctoral level. Students gain an understanding of the types of mixed-methods designs and how to select the most appropriate approach for the research question. Students engage in assignments that emphasize the integration of quantitative and qualitative elements into true mixed-methods studies, focusing on reliability and validity in mixed-methods approaches.  They also practice data analysis and integration of qualitative and quantitative data within a research write up leading to proposal development. Students apply their knowledge and skills by developing a mixed-methods research plan that appropriately incorporates qualitative and quantitative elements. (Prerequisite(s): RSCH 8200P and RSCH 8300P.)



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