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NURS 711 Conducting Mixed Methods Research
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Mixed Methods,


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: all

Institution:Virginia Commonwealth University

Pre-requisites: none

Course Description: This course will cover the use of mixed methods to address complex research questions in nursing and health care. This course focuses on foundational issues, including the history of mixed methods, variations in the definition of mixed methods research, mixed methods research designs, and the different paradigmatic foundations of mixed methods research. Problems of trying to merge methods and practical strategies for accomplishing this successfully, as well as paradigmatic issues, will be discussed.


Method of Instruction: blended

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: none

Course Contact: Fonda Neal



Tuition: $865/credit


Other considerations: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Evaluate epistemological, ontological and methodological foundations of mixed methods research designs. 2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of groups of mixed methods designs with regard to adequately addressing selected research questions. 3. Articulate the ethics and responsibility of conducting and disseminating mixed methods research 4. Develop a mixed methods proposal that includes a rigorous design, appropriate methods, and analysis plan.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: C01
Instructor: Suzanne Ameringer
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-25-21
End Date: 05-07-21

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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