Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
(Alkalmazott nyelvészeti kutatások) in spring 2015
, Mon 12:15–13:45, Thu 08:30–10:00
, R 315/a, R 315/a
seminar, 30 h/term; strong prereq: (ANGD17-A3)
description & set texts
The aim of this course is to familiarize students with how to design various types of studies in second language acquisition research and in applied linguistics. The course will cover both qualitative and quantitative methods. We will discuss how to design and analyze large-scale survey data as well as how to collect and analyze qualitative data. Students attending this course will be asked to design their own study, collect data with different instruments and analyze both questionnaire and interview data. Students will learn how to enter data into a computer file and will be shown how to analyze these data. Students will be asked to give a presentation on their results and write-up their project for publication.
requirements & assessment
Your responsibilities as a student in this course:
* attend classes and be an active member of the class;
* complete the in-class tests
* read all the articles;
* design a study on your own;
* give a presentation on the results.
Grading: Your final grade will be based on the following: Attendance and participation (50%), study (30%), presentation (20%)