“Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition: A Practical Guide” is an
informative guide to research design and methodology. Each chapter offers
background, step-by-step guidance, and relevant studies to create
comprehensive coverage of each method. It includes chapters by expert
scholars on an array of topics, including second language writing and reading,
meta-analyses, research replication, qualitative data collection and analysis,
and more. It utilizes research methods and tools from varied fields of study
including education, linguistics, psychology, and sociology.