Originally Published In
The Scholar-Practitioner’s Guide to Research Design. Baltimore: MD: Laureate Publishing.
Research that pivots between academic inquiry and real-world application marks an ongoing evolution in the advancement of knowledge. The Scholar-Practitioner’s Guide to Research Design explores that pivot point. With clear presentation of foundational concepts of research design and methodology, including qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods designs, this guide provides a practical framework for every scholar-practitioner to become conversant in research. The Scholar-Practitioner’s Guide to Research Design presents specific designs commonly chosen by doctoral and master's students as they prepare to solve real-world problems in their research. This guide also helps students to decode the language of research in preparation for the research proposal and beyond.