Brown, James Dean.

Doing second language research / James Dean Brown and Theodore S. Rogers. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002. - xiv, 314 p. : ill. - Oxford handbooks for language teachers . - Oxford handbooks for language teachers. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

PART ONE: Introduction. 1 The nature of research ; Introducing research ; Experiencing research ; Compiling research data ; Analyzing research data ; Designing research ; Interpreting definitions of research ; The significance of defining research ; Reflecting on research definitions ; Summary -- PART TWO: Qualitative research. 2 Case study research: developmental research ; Introducing case study research ; Experiencing case study research ; Compiling case study data ; Analyzing case study data ; Reporting your results ; Designing case study research ; Interpreting case study research ; Significance of case study research ; Reflecting on case study research ; Summary -- 3 Introspection research: verbal protocols ; Introducing introspective research ; Experiencing introspective research ; Compiling introspective data ; Analyzing introspective data ; Designing your own introspective research study ; Interpreting introspective research ; Significance of introspection as a scholarly focus ; Reflecting on introspective research ; Summary 4 Classroom research: interaction analysis. Introducing classroom research ; Experiencing classroom research ; Compiling classroom research data ; Analyzing classroom interaction data ; Designing your own classroom research ; Interpreting classroom research ; Significance of classroom research ; Reflecting on classroom research ; Summar -- PART THREE: Quantitative research. 5 Descriptive statistics research: survey analysis ; Introducing descriptive statistics research ; Experiencing descriptive statistics research ; Compiling descriptive data ; Analyzing descriptive data ; Designing your own descriptive research ; Interpreting descriptive research ; Significance of descriptive research on teacher beliefs ; Reflecting on descriptive research ; Summary 6 Correlational research: language learning/teaching attitudes ; Introducing correlational research ; Experiencing correlational research ; Compiling correlational data ; Analyzing correlational data ; Designing your own correlational research ; Interpreting correlational research ; Significance of correlational research comparing students and teachers attitudes ; Reflecting on correlational research ; Summary -- 7 Quasi-experimental research: vocabulary learning techniques ; Introducing experimental research ; Experiencing experimental research ; Compiling experimental data ; Analyzing experimental data ; Designing your own experimental studies ; Interpreting experimental studies ; Significance of experimental research in teaching vocabulary ; Reflecting on experimental research ; Summary -- PART FOUR: Conclusion. 8 Course evaluation: combining research types ; Introducing evaluation research ; Experiencing evaluation research ; Compiling evaluation data ; Analyzing evaluation data ; Reporting evaluation results ; Designing your own evaluation studies ; Interpreting evaluation studies ; Significance of evaluation studies ; Reflecting on evaluation research.

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Second language acquisition -- Statistical methods.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Research -- Methodology.

P118.2 / .B769 2002

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