About this book
This Handbook provides a comprehensive treatment of basic and more advanced research methodologies in applied linguistics and offers a state-of-the-art review of methods particular to various domains within the field. Arranged thematically in 4 parts, across 41 chapters, it covers a range of research approaches, presents current perspectives, and addresses key issues in different research methods, such as designing and implementing research instruments and techniques, and analysing different types of applied linguistics data. Innovations, challenges and trends in applied linguistics research are examined throughout the Handbook. As such, it offers an up-to-date and highly accessible entry point into both established and emerging approaches that will offer fresh possibilities and perspectives, as well as a thorough consideration of best practices. This wide-ranging volume will prove an invaluable resource to applied linguists at all levels, and to scholars in the related fields of language learning and teaching, multilingualism, corpus linguistics, critical discourse analysis, discourse analysis and pragmatics, language assessment, language policy and planning, multimodal communication, and translation.
applied linguistics Quantitative research qualitative research transdisciplinarity ethnographic research Ethical research practices methodology methodological reform data analysis research instruments mixed methods research narrative inquiry case study research Research instruments psycholinguistics methods corpus research for language learning digital discourses semiotics multilingualism pragmatics