Toward a definition of mixed methods research

Johnson, R. Burke, Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J., & Turner, Lisa A. (2007) Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1(2), 112-133 Description: Examines the definition of the emerging mixed methods research field. Surveyed major authors in the mixed method literature with regard to definition for the field and key issues that need to be addressed as the field advances. Results show a consensus of mixed methods as an emerging ‘research paradigm’ and a breadth of opinion around definition for the field.