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Mixed Methods workshop in Berlin

Learn all about Mixed Methods Design and Analysis in the upcoming one-day workshop (in English) on “Mixed Methods Research Design and Analysis”. The workshop is presented by Mixed Methods experts Prof. Burke Johnson and Prof. Udo Kuckartz. It is offered as a cooperation project between VERBI Software and the “Marburg Research Group for Methods and Evaluation” (MAGMA).

Workshop Description

Mixed Methods Workshop

The presenters will first overview the history and content of the research approach known as mixed methods research (MMR). This includes a brief review of qualitative and quantitative research, followed by the concepts of mixing and integration. The presenters describe the different kinds of MMR and their relations to research questions. Next, the presenters review popular mixed methods design typologies (e.g., Creswell and Plano Clark, 2011) and show how to construct more advanced designs to address particular research questions. The major kinds of validity in qualitative and quantitative research are briefly reviewed and the nine major kinds of validity/legitimation in MMR are explained in depth to ensure that a strong and defensible mixed design is constructed and implemented.

Last, significant time is focused on data analysis in MMR. Combining these research components properly (research questions, research design, validity types, and data analysis) will enable researchers to conduct MMR studies that produce valid results. Prerequisites: Workshop attendees should bring their own research questions so that they can think about designing their own mixed methods research study with the aid of the two workshop presenters.

Prof. Burke Johnson

Prof. Burke JohnsonBurke Johnson is Professor at the University of South Alabama and one of the leading experts in the field of Mixed Methods Research. He holds a masters degree in Sociology and Psychology and a PhD in Educational Research and Evaluation. With Larry Christensen he published the third edition of “Educational Research. Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Approaches”. He published various articles in the “Journal for Mixed Methods Research” and contributed to many renowned handbooks and edited volumes. Recently he published the “Oxford Handbook of Multimethod and Mixed Methods Research Inquiry” which he edited with Sharlene Hesse-Biber. Burke is the Executive Director of the MMIRA (Mixed Methods International Research Association) founded in 2014.

Prof. Udo Kuckuartz

Prof. Udo KuckartzUdo Kuckartz is Professor Emeritus for Empirical Educational Science and Research Methodology of Social Studies at the Philipps University of Marburg and is leading the “Marburg Research Group for Methods and Evaluation” (MAGMA). After his studies in Political Science and Sociology at the RWTH Aachen he received his PhD at the TU Berlin (Sociology) and his habilitation in Empirical Educational Science at the Freie Universität Berlin. Udo Kuckartz was teaching and conducting research at the FU Berlin, the TU Dresden, the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Philipps University of Marburg. He published various books and more than 200 articles in renowned academic journals. Recently he published “Qualitative Inhaltsanalyse. Methoden, Praxis, Computerunterstützung” (2014 at Beltz Juventa), “Statistik. Eine verständliche Einführung”, and “Mixed Methods. Methodologie, Forschungsdesigns und Analyseverfahren” (both at Springer, VS 2014).


September 1st, 2015

10:00 – 17:00h


Berlin CHIC – Charlottenburger Innovation Centre
Invalidenstraße 74
10557 Berlin


€200 regular / €100 students and PhD candidates

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This workshop is a cooperation project between the “Marburg Research Group for Methods and Evaluation” (magma) and VERBI Software.


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