February 22, 2017

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 techniques and methods utilized in utilized linguistics study, in order to be illustrated utilizing real-life examples. The e-book covers either qualitative and quantitative learn layout, sampling tactics, instrumentation and analyses present in utilized linguistics research"--

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2009). International corpus of learner English (Version 2). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses universitaires de Louvain. , & Deshors, S. (2014). Using regressions to explore deviations between corpus data and a standard/target: Two suggestions. Corpora, 9, 109–136. Gries, S. , & Deshors, S. C.  EFL and/vs. ESL? A multi-level regression modeling perspective on bridging the paradigm gap. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research, 1, 130–159. Correlation A common and more basic statistic that specifies the relationship between two continuous variables.

Also crucial to CA Conversation analysis 35 are the very detailed transcriptions of data, representing everything from pauses to voice quality to gestures and beyond. As seen in the examples from Barraja-Rohan (2011), CA researchers use numerous transcription markers to indicate various aspects of the discourse. Barraja-Rohan used CA to raise L 2 learners’ awareness regarding the characteristics of conversational interaction. , good or how terrible), and adjacency pairs in greetings (such as the first two lines of Conversation 3 from Barraja-Rohan, 2011).

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.

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