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230104 SE Mixed Methods (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 23 - Soziologie
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung
Mi 12.05. 10:00-11:30 Digital



max. 35 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Mittwoch 10.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 17.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 24.03. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 14.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 21.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 28.04. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 05.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 19.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 26.05. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 02.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 09.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 16.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital
Mittwoch 23.06. 10:00 - 11:30 Digital


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The course will:
- present the history and the current debate on the use of mixed methods in social research,
- provide an overview of the different types of mixed-method designs and data analysis,
- provide the tools to evaluate studies using mixed methods,
- engage students in developing a mixed-method research design,
- engage students in undertaking mixed-method data analysis.

The course will be held on its entirety online.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

To attend the course, preliminary knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods is required. Students are expected to actively participate in class exercises.
The final assignment will include the following components:
Research questions to be addressed through mixed methods;
Review of literature using mixed-method research,
Development of a mixed-method research design,
Collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data.

Important Grading Information:
If not explicitly noted otherwise, all requirements mentioned in the grading scheme must be met.
If a required task is not fulfilled, this will be considered as a discontinuation of the course. In that case, the course will be graded as ‘fail’ (5), unless there is a major and unpredictable reason for not being able to fulfill the task on the student's side (e.g. a longer illness).
In such a case, the student may be de-registered from the course without grading.
Whether this exception applies is decided by the lecturer.
If any requirement of the course has been fulfilled by fraudulent means, be it for example by cheating at an exam, plagiarizing parts of a written assignment or by faking signatures on an attendance sheet, the student's participation in the course will be discontinued, the entire course will be graded as ‘not assessed’ and will be entered into the electronic exam record as ‘fraudulently obtained’.
The plagiarism-detection service (Turnitin in Moodle) can be used in course of the grading: Details will be announced by the lecturer.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

The assessment will entail:
Online presentation: 30%
Final research paper: 70%



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Creswell JW, Clark V. 2018. Designing and conducting mixed methods research (3rd ed.).
Thousand Oaks: Sage.
Greene, J. C. (2007). Mixing methods in social inquiry. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Greene, J. C. (2008). Is Mixed Methods Social Inquiry a Distinctive Methodology? Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2(1), 722.
González Castro, F., Kellison, J.G., Boyd, S.J., & Kopak, A. (2010). A methodology for conducting integrative mixed methods research and data analyses. Journal of Mixed Method Research, 4(4), 342360.
Hesse-Biber, S. N., & Johnson, R. B. (2016). The Oxford handbook of multimethod and mixed methods research inquiry. London, England: Oxford University Press.
Johnson, R. B., Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Turner, L. A. (2007). Toward a Definition of Mixed Methods Research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1(2), 112133.
McKim, C. A. (2017). The Value of Mixed Methods Research: A Mixed Methods Study. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 11(2), 202222.
Morgan, D. L. (2013). Integrating qualitative and quantitative methods: A pragmatic approach. Sage publications.
Morse, J. M. (2016). Mixed method design: Principles and procedures. Routledge.
Sanscartier, M.D. (2018). The Craft Attitude: Navigating Mess in Mixed Methods Research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. 1-16.
Shannon-Baker, P. (2015). Making paradigms meaningful in mixed methods research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research.
Tashakkori, A. (2010). Sage handbook of mixed methods in social & behavioral research (2.nd ed.). Los Angeles, Calif. [u.a.]: Sage.
Tashakkori, A., Teddlie, C., & Burke, J. (2015). Mixed Methods. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (pp. 618-623).

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mi 21.04.2021 11:26