ISBN 9781107400214,Research Methods In Language Learning

Research Methods In Language Learning



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781107400214

ISBN-10 110740021X

Paper Back

Language (English)

Language Learning

Research Methods in Language Learning helps readers understand and critique research. This book is intended to help readers understand and critique research in language learning. It presents a balanced and objective view of a range of methods - including formal experiments, introspective methods, interaction and transcript analysis, ethnography, and case studies. The book is highly accessible and does not assume specialist or technical knowledge. This volume will be of interest to students of applied linguistics and educational researchers, in addition to classroom teachers and teachers-in-training. Throughout the book, theoretical issues are drawn from published studies and reports. The book emphasizes the professional and practical value of reading published research.