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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics

1st Edition

By A. Mehdi Riazi

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384 pages

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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics provides accessible and concise explanations of key concepts and terms related to research methods in applied linguistics. Encompassing the three research paradigms of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, this volume is an essential reference for any student or researcher working in this area.

This volume provides:

  • A–Z coverage of 570 key methodological terms from all areas of applied linguistics;
  • detailed analysis of each entry that includes an explanation of the head word, visual illustrations, cross-references to other terms, and further references for readers;
  • an index of core concepts for quick reference.

Comprehensively covering research method terminology used across all strands of applied linguistics, this encyclopedia is a must-have reference for the applied linguistics community.

Reviews

"This book is an invaluable resource for applied linguistics researchers, beginning and experienced alike. The book, further, is an extraordinary achievement for a single author, revealing Riazi’s strong command and understanding of issues relating to applied linguistics research. I will most certainly be recommending it to my students."

Brian Paltridge, University of Sydney, Australia

"The Routledge Encyclopedia of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics is an important resource for researchers in this field of study. It provides an up-to-date and comprehensive reference guide to core constructs and covers key concepts in quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method approaches. This volume will serve as a useful tool for both novice and experienced researchers in applied linguistics and related subject areas."

Jane Jackson, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Table of Contents

List of figures

List of tables

Preface

Acknowledgements

List of abbreviations

The encyclopedia

Further readings

Index

About the Author

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics provides accessible and concise explanations of key concepts and terms related to research methods in Applied Linguistics. This book includes a detailed analysis of 800 terms with explanation of the head word, a visual illustration, cross-references, and further references for readers. Encompassing the three research paradigms of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, this volume is an essential reference for any student or researcher working in this area.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN014000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reference