An A-Z of applied linguistics research methods by Shawn Loewen, Luke Plonsky

By Shawn Loewen, Luke Plonsky

"A short and obtainable creation to the innovations and strategies utilized in utilized linguistics study, in order to be illustrated utilizing real-life examples. The ebook covers either qualitative and quantitative study layout, sampling strategies, instrumentation and analyses present in utilized linguistics research"--

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Lincoln, Y. , & Guba, E. G. (2000). Paradigmatic controversies, contradictions, and emerging confluences. In N. K. Denzin & Y. S. , pp. 163–188). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Richards, K. (2003). Qualitative inquiry in TESOL. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Construct validity How well a specific instrument measures the object (or construct) that it is intended to measure. For example, a test in which learners have to write a story is not a good measure of oral proficiency; an oral storytelling task would be more appropriate and therefore have greater construct validity.

2013). Exploring self-regulation in language learning: A study of Japanese high school EFL students. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 7(1), 72–88. Cohen’s d An effect size used to express the magnitude of difference between two mean scores. Because of the frequency of means-based comparisons in applied linguistics such as t-tests and ANOVAs, this effect size is appropriate in a wide variety of contexts of quantitative research. As shown in the formula below, Cohen’s d is calculated by dividing the difference between two mean scores by their (pooled) standard deviation (SD).

Edu/). , Gries & Deshors, 2015). Anthony, L. (2014). 3) [Computer Software]. Tokyo: Waseda University. , & Collentine, J. (2011). A multidimensional analysis of a written L 2 Spanish corpus. Applied Linguistics, 32, 299–322. Biber, D. (1988). Variation across speech and writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , & Gray, B. (forthcoming). Designing and evaluating language corpora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , & Paquot, M. (2009). International corpus of learner English (Version 2).

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