120002 SE MEd 03: SE Applied Research Seminar (2020W)
Investigating individual differences in second language learning
- Registration is open from Tu 08.09.2020 12:00 to Tu 15.09.2020 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Sa 31.10.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Hybrid (online and face to face) teaching
Planned in person teaching dates:
5.10 18:15 - 19:45 SR5
12.10 18:15 - 19:45 SR5
11.01 18:15 - 19:45 SR5 presentations
18.01 18:15 - 19:45 SR5 presentations
25.01. 18:15 - 19:45 SR5 presentations
remaining sessions online
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
• Participate actively in class, i.e. regular attendance, completion of Complete two short methods assignment tasks during the course (max. 20 points per task, i.e. max. 40 points in total)
- Participate actively in the group project and presentation (max. 60 points in total)
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
A maximum of 100 points can be achieved.
0-59 = Nicht genügend
70 -79= Befriedigend
80 - 89= Gut
90-100 = Sehr gut
There is no sit-down exam. As indicated above, understanding the rationale and the means of applying research methods, both independently and in connection with a larger research project, is shown through successful completion of tasks and the group project.
Some selected readings:Cohen, L., Manion, L. & Morrison, K. (2017) Research methods in education Routledge.
Creswell, J. W., & Creswell, J. D. (2017). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. London: Sage.
Dörnyei, Z. (2007). Research methods in applied linguistics: Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methodologies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Brown, J.D. & Rogers, T. (2002) Doing second language research. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Mackey, A. & S. M. Gass (2005) Second language research: Methodology and design. Mahwah, NJ; London, Lawrence Erlbaum.
Mackey, A., & Gass, S. M. (Eds.). (2011). Research methods in second language acquisition: A practical guide (Vol. 7). John Wiley & Sons.Phakiti, A., De Costa, P., Plonsky, L., & Starfield, S.(Eds.) (2018), The Palgrave Handbook of Applied Linguistics Research Methodology. London: Palgrave.Selected articles from the journals of Language Teaching Research, Language Learning, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Modern Language Journal
Association in the course directory
Code/Modul: MEd 03