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Before class


Required readings

  1. Ragin, C. C., & Amoroso, L. M. (2011). Using Qualitative Methods to Study Commonalities. In Constructing Social Research: The Unity and Diversity of Method (pp. 135–162). Pine Forge Press.
  2. Creswell, J. W., & Clark, V. L. P. (2017). Core Mixed Methods Designs. In Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research. SAGE Publications.
  3. Small, M. L. (2009). ‘How Many Cases Do I Need?’ On Science and the Logic of Case Selection in Field-Based Research. Ethnography, 10(1), 5–38. https://doi.org/10.1177/1466138108099586

Important references for the Standard test - Qualitative

  • Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (2014). Qualitative Research Genres. In Designing Qualitative Research. SAGE Publications.
  • Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (2014). The How of the Study: Building the Research Design. In Designing Qualitative Research. SAGE Publications.
  • Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (2014). Managing, Analyzing, and Interpreting Data. In Designing Qualitative Research. SAGE Publications.
  • Creswell, J. W., & Clark, V. L. P. (2017). Collecting Data in Mixed Methods Research. In Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research. SAGE Publications.
  • Ragin, C. C., & Amoroso, L. M. (2011). Using Comparative Methods to Study Diversity. In Constructing Social Research: The Unity and Diversity of Method (pp. 135–162). Pine Forge Press.

After class


  • Learning plan proposal (draft; n.g.) due this week.
  • Early-Pass the Standard Test - Quantitative this week during office hours.