Research Methods: Options and Issues



This chapter goes on to look at various issues and options when it comes to choosing a suitable research methodology. Numerous research method types are suggested, including those from both quantitative and qualitative paradigms, and examples are given. Issues with cross-sectional versus longitudinal and experimental versus quasi-experimental designs are discussed and exemplified. Other important concepts such as triangulation and piloting are also defined and discussed.


Target Language Successful Student Inferential Strategy Lexical Inferencing Qualitative Paradigm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Educational SciencesBahçeşehir UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.FreelanceIstanbulTurkey

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