Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guide

Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guide

Editor(s): Alison Mackey, Susan M. Gass

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012 10:49PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444334265

Online ISBN: 9781444347340

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347340

Series Editor(s): Li Wei

About this Book

Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guideis an informative guide to research design and methodology for graduate students and scholars. Each chapter of this volume offers background, step-by-step guidance, and relevant studies to create comprehensive coverage of each method.

  • Includes chapters by expert scholars on an array of topics, including second language writing and reading, meta-analyses, research replication, qualitative data collection and analysis, and more
  • Includes feature boxes in each chapter highlighting relevant research studies, discussion questions and suggested further readings
  • Utilizes research methods and tools from varied fields of study including education, linguistics, psychology, and sociology

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Data Types

  2. Part II: Data Coding, Analysis, and Replication

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