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Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research : A Problem-solving Approach (Hardcover) (Carsten
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Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research is an introduction to quantitative data analysis methods used in language assessment and second language learning and assessment research, for those with little to no background in statistics. The authors present accessible yet rigorous coverage of key problems in these areas and of the quantitative research methods that may help to address such issues. This book supplies students and beginning researchers with a firmer knowledge of quantitative data analysis methods to enhance their practical skills in the fields of language assessment and second language acquisition and research.
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Headed by two of its leading scholars, the New Perspectives in Language Assessment series captures the burgeoning field of language assessment by offering comprehensive and state-of-the-art coverage of its contemporary questions, pressing issues, and technical advances. It is the only active series of its kind on the market, and includes volumes on basic and advanced topics in language assessment, public policy and language assessment, and the interfaces of language assessment with other disciplines in applied linguistics. Each text presents key theoretical approaches and research findings, along with concrete practical implications and suggestions for readers conducting their own research or developmental studies.