Defining and discussing the relevance of theoretical and practical issues involved in mixed methods research How do you plan a TESOL research project? How do you analyze research data qualitatively and quantitatively? How should you report your results? Covering the basics of research methodology, this textbook shows you how to choose and combine quantitative and qualitative research methods to best effect in your own research and assess others' language research. The book provides a comprehensive but practical overview of the different phases and activities involved in developing and implementing sound, rational, and effective mixed methods research, taking into account the intercultural implications. Chapters cover the following topics in relation to mixed methods research: the qualitative/quantitative continuum, planning a project, gathering data, analyzing data, interpreting results, reporting, as well as research in classrooms, action research, conversation and discourse analyses, surveys, and program evaluation.
Mixed Methods Research for TESOL
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