Quantitative Research Methods for Linguists: a questions and answers approach for students

1st Edition

Tim Grant, Urszula Clark, Gertrud Reershemius, Dave Pollard, Sarah Hayes, Garry Plappert

Routledge
Published June 29, 2017
Reference - 152 Pages - 31 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415736329 - CAT# Y160541

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Summary

Quantitative Research Methods for Linguistics provides an accessible introduction to research methods for undergraduates undertaking research for the first time. Employing a task-based approach, the authors demonstrate key methods through a series of worked examples, allowing students to take a learn-by-doing approach and making quantitative methods less daunting for the novice researcher.

Key features include:

  • Chapters framed around real research questions, walking the student step-by-step through the various methods;
  • Guidance on how to design your own research project;
  • Basic questions and answers that every new researcher needs to know;
  • A comprehensive glossary that makes the most technical of terms clear to readers;
  • Coverage of different statistical packages including R and SPSS.

Quantitative Research Methods for Linguistics is essential reading for all students undertaking degrees in linguistics and English language studies.

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