Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Introduction by J. HeighamQualitative Research in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Introduction by J. Heigham

Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Introduction

byJ. HeighamEditorR. Croker

Paperback | June 17, 2009

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Written in a clear, informal style for graduate students and practicing teachers embarking on their first qualitative research study in applied linguistics, leading authors introduce the principal research approaches and data creation methods to offer novice researchers an easy-to-follow and straightforward guide to qualitative inquiry.
JAMES DEAN BROWN is Professor of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Hawaii ANNE BURNS is a Chair Professor in the Department of Linguistics and the former Dean of Linguistics and Psychology at Macquarie University, Australia CHRISTINE CASANAVE, teaches language teacher education in Temple University's Graduate Coll...
Title:Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics: A Practical IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:329 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.09 inPublished:June 17, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230219535

ISBN - 13:9780230219533

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface Notes on Contributors PART I: OVERVIEW Introduction to Qualitative Research; R.Croker What Makes 'Qualitative' Research?; D.Freeman PART II: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH APPROACHES Narrative Inquiry; G.Murray Case Study; M.Hood Ethnography; J.Heigham & K.Sakui Action Research; A.Burns Mixed Methods; N.V.Ivankova & J.W.Creswell PART III: QUALITATIVE DATA COLLECTION METHODS Observation; N.Cowie Interviews; K.Richards Open-Response Items in Questionnaires; J.D.Brown Introspection Techniques; S.L.McKay Discourse Analysis; A.Lazaraton PART IV: PRACTICAL ISSUES Ethics and Trustworthiness; S.Rallis & G.Rossman Writing up Your Research; C.Casanave Glossary of Qualitative Research Terms Subject Index