Research Methods in Applied Linguistics : a Practical Resource / edited by Brian Paltridge and Aek Phakiti. - London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2015. - xv, 590 pages ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Approaches and methods in applied linguistics research / Aek Phakiti and Brian Paltridge --
2. Quantitative research and analysis / Aek Phakiti --
3. Qualitative research and analysis / Adrian Holliday --
4. Mixed methods research and analysis / Nataliya V. Ivankova and Jennifer L. Greer --
5. Survey research / Elvis Wagner --
6. Experimental research / Susan Gass --
7. Case studies / Christine Pearson Casanave --
8. Ethnographic research / Sue Starfield --
9. Critical research in applied linguistics / Steven Talmy --
10. Narrative inquiry / Gary Barkhuizen --
11. Action research / Anne Burns --12. Discourse analysis / Brian Paltridge and Wei Wang --
13. Research synthesis / Lourdes Ortega --
14. Ethics and applied linguistics research / Peter De Costa --
15. Developing a research project / Brian Paltridge and Aek Phakiti --
16. Researching speaking / Rebecca Hughes --
17. Researching listening / Larry Vandergrift --
18. Researching reading / Marie Stevenson --
19. Researching writing / Ken Hyland --
20. Researching grammar / Neomy Storch --
21. Researching vocabulary / David Hirsh --
22. Researching pragmatics / Carsten Roever --
23. Researching motivation / Lindy Woodrow --
24. Researching language learner strategies / Heath Rose --
25. Researching young learners / Annamaria Pinter --
26. Researching language classrooms / Lesley Harbon and Hizhong Shen --
27. Researching language testing and assessment / John Read --
28. Researching teachers' beliefs / Simon Borg --
29. Researching language and gender / Jane Sunderland --
30. Researching language and identity / David Block --
31. Researching language teacher education / Simon Borg. Table of contents

Research Methods in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Resource is an essential one-volume resource for students. The book includes: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods; research techniques and approaches; ethical considerations; sample studies; a glossary of key terms; resources for students. As well as covering a range of methodological issues, it looks at numerous areas in depth, including language learning strategies, motivation, teacher beliefs, language and identity, pragmatics, vocabulary, and grammar. Comprehensive and accessible, this is an excellent guide to research methods for undergraduate and postgraduate students in applied linguistics and language studies. -- from back cover.



9781472524560 (hbk.) 147252456X 9781472525017 (pbk.)

2014046974


Applied linguistics--Research.
Applied linguistics--Methodology.

P129 / .R475 2015

418.0072 / RES 2015

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