Writing about Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics by L. WoodrowWriting about Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics by L. Woodrow

Writing about Quantitative Research in Applied Linguistics

byL. Woodrow

Paperback | September 25, 2014

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There is increasing pressure on academics and graduate students to publish in peer reviewed journals, but many students and researchers who are new to quantitative methods struggle to write up statistics in reports, theses and journal articles. This book is an accessible reference text aimed at helping people write about quantitative research in applied linguistics, focusing mainly on writing for journals. Different types of statistical analysis are explained in detail along with annotated examples drawn from published and unpublished sources. The book offers advice on academic writing, how and where to get research published, and recommends additional resources helpful for both students and seasoned researchers.

Lindy Woodrow is a Senior Lecturer (Honorary) at the University of Sydney, Australia. She has published in the areas of academic writing, academic adaptation and second language motivation. She has taught on thesis and dissertation writing courses and is a regular reviewer and statistics advisor for high ranking journals in applied li...
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Title:Writing about Quantitative Research in Applied LinguisticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:September 25, 2014Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230369979

ISBN - 13:9780230369979

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
PART I: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS IN WRITING ABOUT QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH
2. Writing about Research Design
3. Reliability, Validity and Ethics
4. Writing about Participants
5. Presenting Descriptive Statistics
PART II: WRITING ABOUT SPECIFIC STATISTICAL PROCEDURES
6. Writing about T-tests
7. Writing about ANOVA, ANCOVA and MANOVA
8. Writing about Regression
9. Writing about Correlation
10. Writing about factor analysis
11. Writing about Structural Equation Modelling (SEM)
12. Writing about Non-parametric Tests
PART III: PUBLISHING QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
13. Publishing Research: Journal Articles
14. Publishing Research: Book Chapters and Books
15. Academic Style
Useful resources for conducting and writing about quantitative research in applied linguistics
Statistical tests and uses