The “Designing Participatory Mixed Methods Research: Community-Engaged Approaches to Address Complex Problems” workshop involves community members, stakeholders, and academic researchers in all phases of the research process, including knowledge generation and decision-making. Presented by the Michigan Mixed Methods Research and Scholarship Program faculty, which include John Creswell and Michael Fetters, this workshop will engage individuals […]

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Hailey Mooney, the librarian for psychology and sociology at the University of Michigan, will discuss the big data craze, misnomers about what exactly “big data” is, and how it differs from other stats in an event at the Association of College and Research Libraries conference on Thursday, March 23. Following on her webinar, “Data for […]

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  Research methods, research ethics, research dissemination are typically central to my writing. Keeping up with relevant scholarly developments, new articles, blog and social media posts within my eclectic field can readily lead to information overload. But lately the news of  each day makes it difficult to focus on the usual information streams and professional […]

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Partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) has recently gained increasing attention in research and practice across various disciplines such as management, marketing, information systems, medicine, engineering, psychology, political and environmental sciences. PLS-SEM enables researchers to model and estimate complex cause-effects relationship models with both latent (graphically represented as circles) and observed variables (graphically represented […]

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There is a significant hurdle that researchers face when considering the addition of qualitative methods to their research designs. This has to do with the analysis – making sense – of the qualitative data. One could argue that there are certainly other hurdles that lie ahead, such as those related to a quality approach to data collection, […]

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