Date of Award
Graduate School of Education and Professional Development
Type of Degree
Dennis M. Anderson
Lisa A. Heaton
The purpose of this study was to understand the methodologies authors in higher education journals used to obtain knowledge in their fields. This study looked at five peer-reviewed journals of higher education and analyzed the methods of research employed by the authors to help them answer their respective research questions. The methods of research are qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods. Additionally, this study examined the effects of author, gender, and academic rank on the selection of research methods.
Universities and colleges - Faculty - Research.
Ritter, Sherri E., "Methodological Orientation of Research Articles Appearing in Higher Education Journals" (2012). Theses, Dissertations and Capstones. Paper 211.