John W. Creswell, PhD, is a Professor of Family Medicine and Co-Director, Michigan Mixed Methods Research and Scholarship Program at the University of Michigan. He has authored numerous articles and 27 books on mixed methods research, qualitative research and research design. While at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he held the Clifton Endowed Professor Chair, served as director of a mixed methods research office, founded the SAGE journal, the Journal of Mixed Methods Research, and was an...See more
John W. Creswell, PhD, is a Professor of Family Medicine and Co-Director, Michigan Mixed Methods Research and Scholarship Program at the University of Michigan. He has authored numerous articles and 27 books on mixed methods research, qualitative research and research design. While at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he held the Clifton Endowed Professor Chair, served as director of a mixed methods research office, founded the SAGE journal, the Journal of Mixed Methods Research, and was an Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan and a consultant to the Veterans Administration health services research center. He was a Senior Fulbright Scholar to South Africa in 2008 and to Thailand in 2012. In 2011 he co-led a national working group on mixed methods practices at the National Institute of Health, served as a Visiting Professor at Harvard's School of Public Health, and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. In 2014 he was the President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association. In 2015 he joined the staff of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan. Timothy C. Guetterman, PhD, is an applied research methodologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan. His research interests, scholarship, and teaching are in research methodology, namely mixed methods research. He has authored numerous articles and chapters, including empirical studies and methodological articles to advance rigorous methods of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research. In addition, he is an investigator on three U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research studies. Tim's empirical work uses mixed methods research to investigate the use of technology in health professions education and in educational assessment. He also conducts research on teaching, learning, and developing research methods capacity in his role as evaluator and faculty for the NIH-funded Mixed Methods Research Training Program for the Health Sciences. He has extensive professional experience conducting program evaluation with a focus on educational and healthcare programs. See less
The following is a personality profile of Dr. John W Creswell based on his work.
Dr. John W Creswell is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.
He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Dr. John W Creswell is also solemn: he is generally serious and does not joke much.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
Considers achieving success to guide a large part of what he does: he seeks out opportunities to improve himself and demonstrate that he is a capable person. He is also relatively unconcerned with taking pleasure in life: he prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.
John Creswell is an excellent author in the area of research design, and this text is no exception to that statement. Mixed methodologies are sometimes quite difficult due to the requirement that ... Read More
Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research
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