Alison Mackey is Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University.
Susan M. Gass is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages at Michigan State University.
Preface 1. Introduction to Research 2. Issues Related to Data Gathering 3. Common Data Collection Measures 4. Coding 5. Research Variables, Validity, and Reliability 6. Designing A Quantitative Study 7. Qualitative Research 8. Classroom Research 9. Mixed Methods 10. Analyzing Quantitative Data 11. Concluding and Reporting Research Appendix A: Sample Short Form Written Consent Document for Subjects Who Do Not Speak English Appendix B: Consent to Participate in Research Appendix C: Sample Consent Form for a Study in A Foreign Language Context Appendix D: Sample Consent Form for a Classroom Study Appendix E: Sample Transcription Conventions: "Jeffersonian" Transcription Conventions Appendix F: Sample Transcription Conventions for the L2 Classroom Appendix G: Commonly-Used Formulæ Glossary References