Advancing Quantitative Methods in Second Language Research by Luke Plonsky

By Luke Plonsky

Advancing Quantitative tools in moment Language Research is the 1st hands-on consultant to carrying out complicated examine tools within the fields of utilized linguistics and moment language reviews. whereas a couple of texts talk about simple quantitative study method, none concentration completely on offering insurance of other complex statistical approaches in moment language reviews from a realistic technique. The textual content is bookended by way of discussions of those complicated approaches within the greater context of moment language stories, debating their strengths, weaknesses, and power for extra learn; the remainder chapters are how-to sections, each one bankruptcy following an identical association, on a wide selection of complicated learn tools. via delivering much-needed assurance on complex statistical thoughts and strategies, with an eye fixed towards real-world implementation, Advancing Quantitative tools in moment Language learn enhances the methodological repertoire of graduate scholars and researchers in utilized linguistics and moment language studies.

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