L’importanza dei mixed methods nella ricerca valutativa, le ragioni di un numero monografico
Titolo Rivista: RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione 
Autori/Curatori:  Alessandra Decataldo, Brunella Fiore, Noemi Novello 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2020 Fascicolo: 76  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  14 P. 5-18 Dimensione file:  279 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIV2020-076001
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The paper aims to introduce the reflection upon the Mixed Methods (MM) approach and evaluation research that will be attained in the fol-lowing contributions. It is by now largely recognised how rarely a single evaluation strate-gy can fully capture the entire complexity of social phenomena hap-pening in the "real" world. Nowadays, many recognise that combining different strategies and techniques within one evaluative process is more efficient than using conventional evaluation approaches with a single research strategy. This article recomposes the development of a need for a MM ap-proach in Italy. Moreover, other papers in this special issue are briefly presented by identifying a common thread, represented by the reflec-tion suggested in the paper by Jennifer Greene.
Keywords: Empirical social research, evaluative research, Mixed Methods Research, theory, research practices, operational experiences

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Alessandra Decataldo, Brunella Fiore, Noemi Novello, in "RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione" 76/2020, pp. 5-18, DOI:10.3280/RIV2020-076001

   

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