Welcome to the Companion Website!

This site is intended to enhance your use of Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research, Third Edition, by John W. Creswell and Vicki Plano Clark. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material.

Combining the latest thinking in the field with practical, step-by-step guidance, the Third Edition of John W. Creswell and Vicki L. Plano Clark’s Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research now includes seven mixed methods designs with accompanying journal articles illustrating each design. The authors walk readers through the entire research process and present updated examples from published mixed methods studies drawn from multiple disciplines. In addition, this new edition includes information about the dynamic and evolving nature of the field of mixed methods research, four additional methodological approaches, and coverage of new directions in mixed methods.


We gratefully acknowledge John W. Creswell and Vicki Plano Clark for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Tim Guetterman of the University of Michigan for creating the ancillaries on this site.