Brown, James Dean.

Understanding research in second language learning : a teacher's guide to statistics and research design / James Dean Brown. - 18th. print. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012. - xi, 219 p. : ill. - Cambridge language teaching library New directions in language teaching . - New directions in language teaching Cambridge language teaching library. .

Reprint. Originally published: 1988. 2012 printing published in the Cambridge language teaching library series.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-210) and index.

1 What is research? -- 2 Variables -- 3 Data organization -- 4 Controlling extraneous variables -- 5 Critiquing statistical studies -- 6 The group and the individuals -- 7 Pattern in human behavior -- 8 Statistics for testing -- 9 Statistical logic -- 10 Correlation -- 11 Comparing means -- 12 Comparing frequencies -- 13 Hands-on critique and posttest.

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Second language acquisition -- Statistical methods.

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