Doing second language research / James Dean Brown and Theodore S. Rodgers.
Contributor(s): Rodgers, Theodore S. (Theodore Stephen)Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002Description: xiv, 314 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0194371743; 9780194371742Subject(s): Second language acquisition | Second language acquisition -- Research | Linguistics -- ResearchDDC classification: 401.9073 Online resources: WorldCat details
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Includes bibliography: (p. -307) and index.
Table of contents Part One: Introduction --
The nature of research --
Part Two: Qualitative research --
Case study research: developmental research --
Introspection research: verbal protocols --
Classroom research: interaction analysis --
Part Three: Quanitative research --
Descriptive statistics research: survey analysis --
Correlational research: language learning/teaching attitudes --
Quasi-experimental research: vocabulary learning techniques --
Part Four: Conclusion --
Course evaluation: combining research types --
Answer keys --
An accessible introduction to language learning research, which provides a 'feel' for what research activities are like by engaging the reader in several roles across a range of research design types, both quantitative and qualitative.