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TESOL Research Methods (Fall 2015) Instructor: Levi McNeil, Ph.D. Office: Haengpa Gwan 302 Office Phone: 02-2077-7427 Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays: 5:15 pm-6:15 pm, 9 pm-9:30 pm. (Other times available by appointment). Email: [email protected] Course Description: The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the research principles and common methodologies used in applied linguistics and education research. In exploring fundamental research concepts and techniques, the course offers students opportunities to develop the knowlede and skills to locate, interpret, critque, and design research. Course Objectives: At the end of this course, students will be able to: 1) Discuss the major assumptions and principles underlying qualitative and quanitative research 2) Locate and evaluate research 3) Analyze various types of data 4) Design a research project Required Texts: Nunan, D., & Bailey, K. M. (2009). Exploring second language classroom research: A comprehensive guide. Cengage Learning (Heinle). Creswell, J. (2003). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches ( 2nd ed. ) . Sage Publications. Date Week Focus Homework Due September 2 1 Course Introduction September 9 2 Nunan & Bailey (2009)- Chapter 1: Introducing classroom research; Chapter 2: Getting started on research Reader Response September 16 3 Nunan & Bailey (2009)- Chapter 3: Key concepts in planning; Chapter 4: The experimental method Reader Response September 23 4 Nunan & Bailey (2009)- Chapter 5: Surveys Creswell (2003)- Chapter 1. A framework for design
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  • Spring '14
  • AntonioBaez
  • Qualitative Research, RESEARCH CRITIQUE, Nunan & Bailey

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