Research Methods in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics: A Practical Guide

Research Methods in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics: A Practical Guide

by Nicole Muller
     
 

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The only volume to offer hands-on information about the wide range of research philosophies, methods and tools used across linguistics, phonetics, and speech science, as applied to disordered speech and language.

• Covers core topics for students undertaking their own research, including experimental and qualitative methods, sociolinguistics, corpus

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The only volume to offer hands-on information about the wide range of research philosophies, methods and tools used across linguistics, phonetics, and speech science, as applied to disordered speech and language.

• Covers core topics for students undertaking their own research, including experimental and qualitative methods, sociolinguistics, corpus construction and analysis, data recording, transcription and digital analysis of speech, and speech imaging.
• Considers the research ethics associated with working with people who have speech, language or other communication difficulties.
• Includes a detailed discussion of the dissemination of research results, and advice on the writing of theses and dissertations, and on the writing and publishing of journal articles, as well the peer review process.
• Offers students and researchers from a variety of entry points – such as linguistics, education, psychology, and speech pathology – an introduction to the scope of research in clinical linguistics and phonetics, and a practical guide to this interdisciplinary field

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“It offers students and researchers from a variety of entry points – such as linguistics, education, psychology, and speech-language pathology – and introduction to the scope of research in clinical linguistics and phonetics, and a practical guide to this interdisciplinary field.”  (Clinical Linguistics, 28 September 2012)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444335842
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/27/2012
Series:
GMLZ - Guides to Research Methods in Language and Linguistics Series , #5
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"Up to date and covering a refreshingly wide range of approaches, this is a first-rate guide and resource for both practitioners and consumers of research in clinical linguistics and phonetics." – Mick Perkins, University of Sheffield

“This truly outstanding collection of readings, treating a number of critical issues with great clarity, is certain to be quickly recognized as a valuable resource by the community of researchers.”  – Martin R. Gitterman, The City University of New York

 “This volume offers excellent coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, with clinical examples. It will be of great value to students and scholars in clinical linguistics, speech-language pathology and related fields.” – Tara Whitehill, The University of Hong Kong

"The scope of this volume illustrates just how effective clinical linguistics and phonetics has been in the exploration of speech and language impairment. This book will be a prime resource for researchers and students." – Paul Fletcher, University of Cork

Meet the Author

Nicole Müller is Professor of Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and holds a Hawthorne-BORSF Endowed Professorship. She is co-editor of the journal Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics and of the book series Communication Disorders Across Languages. She is the co-author of Approaches to Discourse in Dementia (with J. A. Guendouzi, Lawrence Erlbaum Association, 2006), editor of Multilayered Transcription (Plural, 2007), and co-editor of The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders (with J. S. Damico and M. J. Ball, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).

Martin J. Ball is Hawthorne-BORSF Endowed Professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is co-editor of the journal Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics and two book series: Communication Disorders Across Languages  and Language and Speech Disorders (with J. S. Damico). He co-edited The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (with M. Perkins, N. Müller and S. Howard, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) and The Celtic Languages (with N. Müller, Routledge, 2009), and co-wrote Phonology for Communication Disorders (with N. Müller and B. Rutter, Psychology Press, 2010).

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