I thought I would help others by posting the two examples that helped me create my mixed-methods content analysis proposal. Included in this post is my mixed-methods content analysis dissertation literature review.
Preparing to write a literature review is challenging, and I found myself frustrated at the scarcity of articles. I hope these two citations and studies help you.
The first citation is to a dissertation proposal. The second example is to the follow-up dissertation. Both examples are actual papers submitted to faculty. N.V. Ivankova used them to fulfill the requirements for graduation.
Example Studies Using Mixed-Methods Content Analysis
I have listed my own literature review of content analysis, below. You may find the HTML version of my content analysis literature review here.
- Ivankova, N.V. (2002.) Students’ Persistence in the University of Nebraska – Lincoln Distributed Doctoral Program in Educational Administration: a Mixed Methods Study (Doctoral Proposal). Sage Publications:New York. Retrieved from http://studysites.sagepub.com/creswellstudy/Sample%20Student%20Proposals/Proposal-MM-Ivankova.pdf. (pdf)
Ivankova, N.V. (2004). Students’ persistence in the University of Nebraska -Lincoln Distributed Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership in Higher Education: A mixed methods study (doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from the ETD collection for University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Paper AAI3131545. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/dissertations/AAI3131545. (pdf)
- Ward, J.H. (2012). Managing Data: Content Analysis Methodology. Unpublished manuscript, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (pdf)
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