New PDF release: An A-Z of applied linguistics research methods

By Shawn Loewen, Luke Plonsky

ISBN-10: 1137403217

ISBN-13: 9781137403216

"A short and available creation to the thoughts and strategies utilized in utilized linguistics study, to be able to be illustrated utilizing real-life examples. The e-book covers either qualitative and quantitative study layout, sampling systems, instrumentation and analyses present in utilized linguistics research"--

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Jones. Advances in discourse studies (pp. 100–114). New York: Routledge. , & Floccia, C. (2007). Comparing French syllabification in preliterate children and adults. Applied Psycholinguistics, 28, 341–367. , & Teimouri, Y. (2014). Language learner motivational types: A cluster analysis study. Language Learning, 64, 493–525. , & Biber, D. (2015). Cluster analysis. In L. ), Advancing quantitative methods in second language research (pp. 243–278). New York: Routledge. , & Nakata, Y. (2013). Exploring self-regulation in language learning: A study of Japanese high school EFL students.

Cook, T. , & Campbell, D. T. (2002). Experimental and quasi-experimental designs for generalized causal inference. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. Central tendency A general function of descriptive statistics is to summarize a set of data. Measures of central tendency provide information about the most typical and representative scores in the data by specifying the midpoint in the data set. The most common measure of central tendency is the mean, which indicates the mathematical average score in the data.

Finally, Phi and Cramer’s V are effect sizes that can be calculated for chi-square analyses. Classroom-based research A type of research, fairly common in applied linguistics, that takes place inside the L 2 classroom. There are several different approaches to classroom research. It may involve an investigation of the classroom as a holistic system, for instance by conducting ethnography or a case study. In these cases, the classroom environment is not manipulated by the researcher. Nevertheless, the researcher’s presence affects, however slightly, what would naturally occur: a phenomenon referred to as the observer’s paradox.

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