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Class Activity - Article Paradigms by Mind Map: Class Activity - Article Paradigms
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Class Activity - Article Paradigms


Mixed Methods is optomistic

Changing data collection

Moving from primary to secondary data collection

The paper is moving against a paradigm shift by speaking against mixed methods


Mixed methods is not the correct method to use

More research is needed to develop guidelines for mixed method research


Utilising Mixed Methods

Advantages, Enhances validity, Greater confidence in results, Gives the best of both worlds

Disadvantages, Limited practical guidance, Secondary data Collection, Researchers need to be involved in collection of data ie. Use primary data collection, To be able use qualitative analysis, Has been a decrease in primary data collection over time (1935 - 2000), Confidentiality, By using secondary data, researchers cannot access personal details of respondants, eg. research on public sexual encounters

Mixed Methods

Begins with survey data and provides insights with qualitative data

Also called 'conditional complimentarity'


Mixed Methods increases trustworthiness

People changing to secondary data which decreases trustworthiness

Voice of the Researcher

Qualitative and quantitative work should not intersect

To protect the human research subjects

Cynical tone

Biased towards disliking mixed methods

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