2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Jan 30, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RSCH 8450Z - Advanced Mixed-Methods Reasoning and Analysis


(4 cr.)
Students taking this research course build upon knowledge and skills acquired in RSCH 8200 - Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis and RSCH 8300 - Qualitative Reasoning and Analysis. Students acquire more 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 emphasize integrating quantitative and qualitative elements into true mixed-methods studies, practicing data analysis, and integrating qualitative and quantitative data within a research write-up. Reliability and validity in mixed-methods approaches will be highlighted. Students will apply and synthesize their knowledge and skills by developing a truly mixed-methods research plan that appropriately incorporates qualitative and quantitative elements.
Prerequisites
  • RSCH 8200Z or AMDS 8437
  • RSCH 8300Z or AMDS 8427
  • Residency 3



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