Which of the following are challenges of the explanatory sequential design? a. The emergent, dependent sampling for the qualitative strand b. Lengthy two-phase design c. Deciding which quantitative...

  1. Which of the following are challenges of the explanatory sequential design?

    a.

    The emergent, dependent sampling for the qualitative strand

    b.

    Lengthy two-phase design

    c.

    Deciding which quantitative results to further explain

    d.

    All of the above

1 points

QUESTION 2

  1. The __________ study design is often seen in program evaluation.

    a.

    Explanatory sequential design

    b.

    Embedded design

    c.

    Transformative design

    d.

    Multiphase design

1 points

QUESTION 3

  1. When a researcher wants to be able examine relationships within a quantitative dataset, and then explain or explore the mechanisms underlying these relationships using qualitative methods, which design is most appropriate?

    a.

    Exploratory sequential design

    b.

    Embedded design

    c.

    Explanatory sequential design

    d.

    Convergent parallel design

1 points

QUESTION 4

  1. In a transformative study design, participants often play an active, participatory role in the research.

    True

    False

1 points

QUESTION 5

  1. Based on the notation system presented in Creswell and Plano Clark, how would a researcher indicate the priority given to a certain strand?

    a.

    capital letters

    b.

    include arrows

    c.

    an asterisk

    d.

    the plus symbol

1 points

QUESTION 6

  1. The purpose of the embedded design is not to merge two different data sets collected to answer the same questions.

    True

    False

1 points

QUESTION 7

  1. Which of the following is NOT a strength of the convergent parallel design?

    a.

    It is efficient.

    b.

    Each type of data can be collected and analyzed separately.

    c.

    The ease of merging two different data sets in a meaningful way.

    d.

    It makes intuitive sense.

1 points

QUESTION 8

  1. A large sample in the first phase followed by a smaller sample in the second phase would be appropriate for an exploratory sequential design.

    True

    False

1 points

QUESTION 9

  1. Which design’s main purpose is to obtain different but complementary data on the same topic?

    a.

    Explanatory sequential design

    b.

    Convergent parallel design

    c.

    Exploratory sequential design

    d.

    Embedded design

1 points

QUESTION 10

  1. Qualitative methods are given priority in the explanatory sequential mixed methods design.

    True

    False

1 points

QUESTION 11

  1. Which method should be given priority within a transformative study design?

    a.

    Qualitative

    b.

    Quantitative

    c.

    Both

    d.

    The transformative study design does not dictate whether to give priority to one method over the other.

1 points

QUESTION 12

  1. What are the key questions to consider when choosing a mixed methods study design? [select all that apply]

    a.

    What is the level of independence or interaction between quantitative and qualitative strands?

    b.

    What is the least complex way to carry out the study?

    c.

    What is the relative importance or weighting of the qualitative and quantitative strands?

    d.

    What is the timing of each strand relative to the other?

    e.

    Where and how will qualitative and quantitative strands be mixed?

1 points

QUESTION 13

  1. Mixed methods designs can be fixed and/or emergent

    True

    False

1 points

QUESTION 14

  1. A mixed methods study design that is mixed at various points prior to the interpretation stage defined as _________.

    a.

    Independent

    b.

    Relative

    c.

    Interactive

    d.

    Emergent

1 points

QUESTION 15

  1. A researcher is interested in using qualitative methods to develop a conceptual model, and then needs to test that model using quantitative methods. What mixed methods design is most appropriate?

    a.

    case study design

    b.

    explanatory sequential design

    c.

    convergent design

    d.

    exploratory sequential design

1 points

QUESTION 16

  1. In the convergent parallel mixed methods design, which method is given priority?

    a.

    Qualitative

    b.

    Neither

    c.

    Quantitative

    d.

    Both

1 points

QUESTION 17

  1. The convergent parallel design mixes qualitative and quantitative strands at the stages of data collection and analysis.

    True

    False

1 points

QUESTION 18

  1. Which study design has as one of its main purposes engaging participants and centering participant voices?

    a.

    Embedded design

    b.

    Transformative design

    c.

    Explanatory sequential design

    d.

    Convergent parallel design

1 points

QUESTION 19

  1. It is not important for researchers to explicitly identify their reason(s) for mixing methods

    True

    False

1 points

QUESTION 20

  1. Which of the reasons below is NOT a valid reason to use an embedded design:

    a.

    The researcher has little prior experience with the supplemental method

    b.

    The researcher does not have adequate resources available to give priority to both methods

    c.

    The researcher is comfortable having the study driven by a primarily qualitative or quantitative orientation.

    d.

    The researcher wants both methods to be given equal priority.

May 12, 2021

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