Elwan, D., de Schweinitz, P., & Wojcicki, J.M. (2016). Beverage consumption in an Alaska Native village: A mixed‐methods study of behaviour, attitudes and access. International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 75. doi: 10.3402/ijch.v75.29905.
Answer the following questions.
1. Introduce the research article in APA style. The authors of this study have not written a formal research question (or questions) but do communicate what the purpose of their research is. Imagine that you are one of the authors and write the research question(s) for this study in your own words.
2. (Creswell (2014) and the module 4 notes from your course, identify a number of ways in which the qualitative and quantitative data may be combined in mixed methods research. Which of these approaches is most similar to the Elwan et al.’s study? Discuss timing, weighting and mixing strategies.
3.. Apply the mixed methods research notation from the course to represent Elwan et al.’s research design. Review your course text readings and Lesson Course notes on when and why you would use a mixed methods approach and then discuss the appropriateness of Elwan et al.’s use of this approach for their study.
Identify all the research methods that Elwan et al. (2016) used in their research design, and what each contributed to the most important research Findings.
4. Identify key strengths and weaknesses of Elwan et al.’s mixed methods study.
Before you submit your assignment, ensure that it complies with the standards of academic writing: clear, accurate, with proper and relevant in‐ text citations and a list of references using APA style.