Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Introduction

Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics: A Practical Introduction


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ISBN-13: 9780230219533
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 06/17/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 329
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

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 College of Education, Japan
NEIL COWIE, is an English teacher in the Foreign Language Education Centre Okayama University, Japan
JOHN W. CRESWELL is a Professor of Educational Psychology University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
DONALD FREEMAN is Director of Teacher Education and Associate Professor of Education, School of Education, University of Michigan, USA
MIKE HOOD is an Assistant Professor, Nihon University, College of Commerce Japan
NATALIYA V. IVANKOVA is Associate Professor, Department of Human Studies, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
ANNE LAZARATON is an Associate Professor of English as a Second Language University of Minnesota, USA
SANDRA LEE MCKAY is Professor of English, San Francisco State University, USA
GAROLD MURRAY teaches English at Okayama University, Japan
SHARON RALLIS is the Allen Distinguished Professor of Education Policy and Reform, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
KEITH RICHARDS is an Associate Professor, University of Warwick, UK
GRETCHEN ROSSMAN is a Professor of Education, University of Massachusetts, USA
KEIKO SAKUI is Associate Professor, Kobe Shoin Women's University, Japan

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

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