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Reading List on research methods

Dissertation, 2021/22, Semester F10
Dr Mohammad Ahmadian
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Anderson, G. (1998). Fundamentals of educational research (2nd ed.). London: Taylor & Francis.

Bell, J., Waters, S., & Bell, J. (2014). Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers (6th ed.). Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Education.

Brown, H. D. & Rodgers, T. S. (2002). Doing second language research. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Brown, J. D. (1988). Understanding research in second language learning : a teacher's guide to statistics and research design. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Brown, J. D. (2014). Mixed methods research for TESOL. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Bryman, A. (2008). Social research methods (3rd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Burns, A. (2010). Doing action research in English language teaching : a guide for practitioners. New York: Routledge.

Burton, D. & Bartlett, S. (2005). Practitioner research for teachers ISBN: 0761944214 (pbk.); 0761944206. London: Paul Chapman

Campbel.l, A., McNamara, O. & Gilroy, P. (2004). Practitioner research and professional development in education. London: Paul Chapman.

Cohen, L., Manion, L. & Morrison, K. (2011). Research methods in education (7th ed.). London: Routledge.

Clough, P. & Nutbrown, C. (2012). A Students’ Guide to Methodology. London: Sage 

Creswell, J. (2008). Research design : qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Dörnyei, Z. (2007). Research methods in applied linguistics : quantitative qualitative, and mixed methodologies Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dörnyei, Z. & Taguchi, T. (2010). Questionnaires in Second Language Research: Construction, Administration and Processing. (2nd ed). London: Routledge.

Drever, E. (2003). Using semi-structured interviews in small-scale research. A teacher's guide. (rev.ed.) Edinburgh: Scottish Council for Research in Education.

Duff, P. (2008). Case study research in applied linguistics. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Field, A. (2009). Discovering statistics using SPSS (3rd ed.). London: Sage.

Freeman, D. (1998). Doing teacher research : from inquiry to understanding. Boston: Heinle and Heinle.

Gillham, B. (2000). Developing a questionnaire. London: Continuum

Gillham, B. (2008). Small-scale social survey methods. London: Continuum.

Heigham, J. & Croker, R. A. (Eds.). (2009). Qualitative research in applied linguistics : a practical introduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hunston, S. and Oakey, D. (Eds.) (2010). Introducing applied linguistics : concepts and skills. London: Routledge.

Kvale, S. & Brinkmann, S. (2008). InterViews : learning the craft of qualitative research interviewing. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Mackey, A. & Gass, S. (2010). Research methods in second language acquisition : a practical guide ISBN: 9781444334272 (pbk.); 9781444334265 (hbk.); 1444334263 (hbk.); 1444334271 (pbk.). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Mason, J. (2002). Qualitative researching (2nd ed.). London: Sage,.

Nunan, D. & Bailey, K. M. (2009). Exploring second language classroom research : a comprehensive guide. Boston: Heinle & Heinle.

Paltridge, B. & Phakiti, A. (Eds.). (2010). Continuum companion to research methods in applied linguistics. London and New York: Continuum.

Richards, K. (2003). Qualitative inquiry in TESOL. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Richards, K., Ross, S. & Seedhouse, P. (2012) Research methods for applied language studies : an advanced resource book for students. London: Routledge.

Robson, C. (2002). Real world research (2nd ed.). Oxford: Blackwell.

Simpson, M. & Tuson, J. (2003). Using observations in small-scale research : a beginner's guide SCRE Centre.

Thomas, G. (2017). How to do your research project : a guide for students ISBN: 9781473948877; 1473948878. London: Sage.

Wray, A. and Bloomer, A. (2012). Projects in linguistics and language studies : a practical guide to researching language (3rd ed.). Hodder Education.

This list was last updated on 27/11/2020