methods study

methods study

[′meth·ədz ‚stəd·ē]
(industrial engineering)
An analysis of the methods in use, of the means and potentials for their improvement, and of reducing costs.
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A mixed methods study of the causes and impact of poor teamwork between junior doctors and nurses.
Their topics include the role of theory in mixed methods research, asking appropriate research questions, the mixed methods proposal introduction, the literature review: situating a mixed methods study in the larger context, mixed methods design: frameworks for organizing research methods, the heart of the mixed methods research plan: discussing the methods section, and an example of a real-world mixed methods study: the racial micro-aggressions study proposal.
In brief, a mixed methods study is not two separate studies addressing a specific issue but one study that employs different methods to address a specific research question or hypothesis (Jirojwong et al 2014, p.
Strayhom's work is titled "Factors Influencing Black Males' Preparation for College and Success in STEM Majors: A Mixed Methods Study.
This exploratory sequential design, mixed methods study consisted of three different phases of data analysis.
This mixed methods study explored the characteristics of women referred to a specialist PIMH service and the therapeutic interventions that PIMH clinicians use.
In sequential designs, the intent is to have one phase of the mixed methods study build on the other, whereas in the convergent designs the intent is to merge the phases in order that the quantitative and qualitative results can be compared.
Understanding bullying and victimization during childhood and adolescence: a mixed methods study.
This mixed methods study found that the program was most effective in fostering data literacy in social studies and mathematics modules, with preliminary evidence of effectiveness in science and language arts.
This will require the performance of two different types of studies; a Comparison of Methods Study to estimate inaccuracy (bias) and a Replication Study to estimate imprecision.
A quasi-experimental, mixed methods study was carried out at the three pilot sites to compare the outcomes for 47 serious and persistent offenders.
This is a qualitative study; however, it was conducted in the context of a randomized, controlled trial (RCT), which by definition makes it part of a mixed methods study.