In nearly ten years as a dissertation chair, mentor, methodologist, and residency instructor, I have seen countless doctoral students struggle to understand the differences and similarities between the two methodologies and the multiple designs available within those two methodologies, not including the combination of the two methodologies, a mixed methods study. The link below is an in-process attempt to help students visualize the methodologies and designs.
Workflow for qualitative and quantitative research (Click to open)
Dr. Bryan’s mentoring of more than 1,000 doctoral students, online or during on-ground residencies, demonstrated a need for improving the way doctoral students read and annotate the sources that may prove useful in the preparation of their dissertations or doctoral studies. In keeping with an article on annotated bibliographies published in December 2019, we developed Annotated Bibliography Matrix that draws from and modifies tools available from many sources, principally doctoral programs at accredited universities.
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