February 26, 2018

Book by John Creswell receives the McGuffey Longevity Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association

Named among the best textbooks of 2018, the updated fourth edition of Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches is recognized for its demonstrated excellence.

John Creswell, Ph.D.
John W. Creswell, PhD, Adjunct Professor

A key text in qualitative methodology by John W. Creswell, PhD, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, was recognized by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) in the 2018 Textbook Awards.

The updated, fourth edition of Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches, authored by Creswell and Cheryl N. Poth, PhD, of the University of Alberta, was a 2018 recipient of the McGuffey Longevity Award. Chosen by subject matter experts and textbook authors, the award “recognizes textbooks and learning materials whose excellence has been demonstrated over time. To be nominated, a work must have been in print 15 years and still be selling.”

The awards will be presented during an awards reception at the TAA’s 31st Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference in Santa Fe, NM, June 15, 2018

Qualitative inquiry and research design fourth edition textbook with TAA seal reading McGuffey Longevity Award Winner

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design was first published by Creswell in 1998. The updated fourth edition was recently released, with co-author Poth. The textbook explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of five qualitative inquiry approaches: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study.  

In addition to serving as adjunct faculty, Creswell provides leadership and mentorship as the co-director of the Michigan Mixed Methods Program.

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