Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches, Fifth Edition

The fifth edition of the title that pioneered the comparison of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research design.

For all three approaches, Creswell includes:

  • a preliminary consideration of philosophical assumptions,
  • a review of the literature,
  • an assessment of the use of theory in research approaches, and
  • reflections about the importance of writing and ethics in scholarly inquiry.

He also presents the key elements of the research process, giving specific attention to each approach.

The Fourth Edition includes extensively revised mixed methods coverage, increased coverage of ethical issues in research, and an expanded emphasis on worldview perspectives.

Type Book
CME Available No
Cost Paperback Price - $67 ; Ebook-$34

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Date of Resource 2018

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.

Genetic Counselor

  • Professional Development & Practice
    • 18:   Demonstrate understanding of the research process.
      • 18a:   Articulate the value of research to enhance the practice of genetic counseling.
      • 18b:   Demonstrate an ability to formulate a research question.
      • 18c:   Recognize the various roles a genetic counselor can play on a research team and identify opportunities to participate in and/or lead research studies.
      • 18d:   Identify available research-related resources.
      • 18e:   Apply knowledge of research methodology and study design to critically evaluate research outcomes.
      • 18f:   Apply knowledge of research methodology and study designs to educate clients about research studies relevant to them/their family.
      • 18g:   Describe the importance of human subjects' protection and the role of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process.