Conducting Research in Second Language Teaching
Reviewing, understanding, and evaluating published research; designing quantitative and qualitative research studies; using basic statistical procedures for analyzing data; writing a research prospectus conforming to APA style guidelines.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes: 

Locating, Interpreting and Critically Evaluating Published R

Locate, interpret, and critically evaluate published research studies in second language teaching.

Experimental (quantitative) Research Design and Procedures

Discuss principles of experimental (quantitative) research design and statistical procedures for analyzing data, including ways of maximizing validity and reliability.

Interpretive (qualitative) Research Design and Analysis

Discuss principles of interpretive (qualitative) research design and data analysis.

Master's Thesis or Action Research Practice Prospectus

Write a prospectus for a Master’s Thesis study or a Master’s Action Research Project appropriate to the graduate level and conforming to APA style guidelines .