This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of research methods in second-language teaching and learning, from experts in the field. The Cambridge Guide to Research in Language Teaching and Learning covers 36 core areas of second-language research, organised into four main sections: Primary Considerations; Getting Ready; Doing the Research; Research Contexts. Presenting in-depth but easy to understand theoretical overviews, along with practical advice, the volume is aimed at 'students of research', including pre-service and in-service language teachers who are interested in research methods, as well as those studying research methods in Bachelor, MA, or PhD graduate programs around the world.
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This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of research methods in second-language teaching and learning, from experts in the field.
Introduction James Dean Brown & Christine Coombe Section 1) Primary Considerations 1) Teacher Research Engagement: Primary Motivators and Obstacles Christine Coombe and Dean Sheetz 2) Critiquing the Research of Others Eric Dwyer and Benjamin Baez 3) Applying for Research Funding and Grants Ahmar Mahboob 4) Using Research in the Language Classroom Andy Curtis Section 2) Getting Ready Section 2A) Preliminary Decisions 5) Framing and Defining your Research Project Liying Cheng 6) Deciding upon a Research Methodology James Dean Brown Section 2B) Choosing a Research Method 7) Essentials of Quantitative Research for Classroom Teachers Thom Hudson 8) Qualitative Research Keith Richards 9) Research Paradigms in Second Language Research Peter Stanfield 10) Mixed Methods Research James Dean Brown Section 2C) Choosing a Research Type 11) Critical Research in TESOL and Language Education Salah Troudi 12) Action Research Anne Burns 13) Teacher Research Simon Borg 14) Case-Study Research Patricia A. Duff and Tim Anderson 15) Corpus Research Jesse Egbert, Shelley Staples and Doug Biber 16) Conversation Analysis John Hellermann 17) Discourse Analysis Brian Paltridge 18) Replication Research in Quantitative Research Graeme Porte 19) Ethnography David M. Palfreyman 20) Narrative Inquiry Lauren Stephenson and Barbara Harold Section 3) Doing the Research Section 3A) Preliminary steps 21) Doing a Literature Review and Creating your Research Niche Ali Shehadeh 22) Ethics in Research Magdalena Kubanyiova 23) Human Subjects Review Dudley W. Reynolds 24)Creating Effective Research Questions Deena Boraie and Atta Gebril 25) Sampling and What it Means John McE. Davis Section 3B) Data gathering 26) Conducting Interviews Gabriele Kasper 27) Constructing Questionnaires Christine Coombe and Peter Davidson 28) Conducting Focus Groups Sena C. Pierce 29) Using Introspective Methods Sheryl V. Taylor & Donna Sobel 30) Designing and Using Rubrics Larry Davis 31) Conducting Diary Studies Kathleen M. Bailey 32) Analyzing your Data Statistically Matthew A. Robby & Christina Gitsaki Section 3C) Reporting Findings 33) Presenting your Research Andy Curtis 34) Publishing your Research Paul Kei Matsuda Section 4) Research Contexts 35) Using Research in Language-program Evaluation Janet Orr and Deon Edwards-Kerr 36) "It's like crossing a desert": An Oasis of Language Teacher Research across Six Continents Thomas S. C. Farrell Index
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This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of research methods in second-language teaching and learning, from experts in the field.

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ISBN
9781107485556
Publisert
2015
Utgiver
Vendor
Cambridge University Press
Vekt
700 gr
Høyde
253 mm
Bredde
202 mm
Tykkelse
17 mm
Aldersnivå
06, P
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Product language
Engelsk
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Product format
Heftet
Antall sider
330