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Research methods in language teaching and learning : a practical guide

Kenan Dikilitas (Editor), Kate Mastruserio Reynolds (Editor), Wei Li (Editor)
"In the book, we begin with qualitative research narratives which have been written by researchers who published journal articles or Ph.D. theses on the key approaches to qualitative research. Their experiences during the development of the research plan, implementation, writing up, and dissemination are unique and can offer insightful stories that include not only background knowledge about the method, but also research learning opportunities. In chapter 1, 'Learning to Use a Qualitative Case Study Approach to Research Language Teachers' Self-Efficacy Beliefs' Mark Wyatt introduces case study methodology in which he investigated teacher self-efficacy beliefs. Having narrated how his initial interest in self-efficacy commenced, he provided methodological details about his research plan deriving from qualitative case study approach. Wyatt's chapter offers in-depth contextualized and procedural insights which can help others learn from his experiences and methodological interpretations he made while adopting case study"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2022
John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, 2022
xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
9781119701637, 1119701635
List of Figures vii List of Tables viii Notes on Contributors ix Introduction to Research Methods in Language Teaching and Learning 1Kenan Dikilitaş and Kate Mastruserio Reynolds 1 Learning to Use a Qualitative Case Study Approach to Research Language Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs 9Mark Wyatt 2 Researching the Language Classroom Through Ethnographic Diaries: Principles, Possibilities, and Practices 24Graham Hall 3 Grounded Theory: A Means to Generate Hypotheses on the Possible Impacts of Student Negotiation in an EFL Speaking Context 41Mehmet Sercan Uztosun 4 Narrative Inquiry in Applied Linguistics: A Storied Account of Its Procedures, Potentials, and Challenges in an Empirical Project 59Vahid Bahrami, Mehrdad Hosseini, and Mahmood Reza Atai 5 Positioning Analysis in Longitudinal Classroom-Based Research 73Hayriye Kayi-Aydar 6 Online and Hybrid Research Using Case Study and Ethnographic Approaches: A Decision-Making Dialogue Between Two Researchers 87Faridah Pawan and Chaoran Wang 7 Ethnography and a Heuristics of the Heart: Allied Solidarity With Indigenous Language and Literacy Activism 104Ari Sherris 8 Action Research in Teacher Education: Practical and Theoretical Challenges and Opportunities From Norway 118Dag Husebø 9 Discourse Analysis as a Research Methodology for L2 Context 132Hatime Çiftçi 10 Conversation Analysis in TESOL 147Olcay Sert 11 Combining Corpus-Based Methods With Interviews in Applied Linguistics Research 166Duygu Çandarlı 12 Exploratory Survey Research 182Jason Anderson and Amy Lightfoot 13 Using Mixed Methods Design to Investigate Vocabulary Acquisition 200Andrea B. Hellman 14 Correlational Analysis in SLA: Insights From the Study Abroad Research 215Zeynep Köylü 15 Conducting a Non-Experimental Design Quantitative Study and the Application of Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling 230Hilal Peker 16 Behind the Scenes of a Longitudinal Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial Study With Native Spanish Speakers: Lessons Learned 257Rafael Lara-Alecio, Beverly J. Irby, Fuhui Tong, Cindy Guerrero, Kara L. Sutton-Jones, and Nahed Abdelrahman 17 Quantitative Systematic Reviews: A Lived Experience 273Tamara Kalandadze 18 Exploring the (Un‐)explored in Applied Linguistics: Conducting a Systematic Review in Intercultural Communicative Competence 288Maria Iosifina Avgousti and Stella K. Hadjistassou Index 311