Duff, Patricia, 1959-

Case study research in applied linguistics / Patricia A. Duff. - New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, c2008. - ix, 233 p. ; 23 cm. - Second language acquisition research. Monographs on research methodology .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-222) and index.

Contents Preface; Chapter 1. Case Study Research Research in Applied Linguistics; Chapter 2. Defininf, Describing, and Defending Case Study Research; Chapter 3. Examples of Case Studies in Applied Linguistics; Chapter 4. How to Conduct Case Studies (Part I): Research Design, Data Collection, and Ethics; Chapter 5. How to Conduct Case Studies (Part 2): Analysis Interpretation, and Evaluation; Chapter 6. Writing the Case Study Report; References; Author Index; Subject Index;

This volume provides an overview of case study methodology and examples of published case studies in applied linguistics, without attempting to be a comprehensive survey of the innumerable case studies that exist. The case studies presented here involve teachers and learners of English and various other languages in North America and other parts of the world. Advice is also given about how to conduct and publish case studies.

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Applied linguistics--Case studies.
Applied linguistics--Research--Methodology.

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