Research Ready: Mixed Methods Certification Program
The Research Ready Certification Program (RRCP) is designed to help GCU Faculty and Staff become more confident in their research skills. The Research Ready Program is comprised of a series of online training programs that cover research basics such as design, methodologies, data analysis, and ways to disseminate your results. The following set of modules focus specifically on how to conduct mixed methods research. The Research Ready: Mixed Methods program includes the modules listed below and provides basic information and best practices that will assist researchers determining the type of mixed method research best suited to their project.
-To complete the Research Ready: Mixed Methods, you must complete each of the instructional modules below. Completion of the Research Ready: Mixed Methods program is done independently; you may work on the modules at your own pace and convenience.
- To complete each of the instructional modules, click on the module topic, review the content and explore the Resource Links. Once you feel comfortable with the topic, complete the mastery quiz. A certificate of completion will be available upon completion of each quiz and should saved or printed to demonstrate your proficiency.
Research Ready: Mixed Methods Certification Program Modules
The following module provides a basic overview of mixed methods research including definitions and a discussion of advantages, challenges and uses.
The following module includes a discussion on when to use mixed methods in research and why it may be advantageous.
In this module, different types of mixed methods research designs will be discussed.
In the following module, data collection strategies for mixed methods research designs will be discussed.
The following module will discuss strategies for analyzing the data collected in mixed methods research.
The following module focuses on the use of software in analyzing mixed methods data and offers information on software packages for consideration.
In this module, the ethical considerations of qualitative and quantitative research are discussed as related to mixed methods research.