Applied Linguistics Research: Current Issues, Methods, and Trends

Aek Phakiti, Peter De Costa, Luke Plonsky, Sue Starfield

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6 Scopus citations


This chapter provides a broad contextualisation of the Handbook, locating its focus within current debates and concerns of relevance to the field of applied linguistics. The editors highlight the field’s growing interest in research methodology and offer a rationale for the selection of topics and issues in the Handbook, such as methodological reform, transparency, transdisciplinarity, and the impact of technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave Handbook of Applied Linguistics Research Methodology
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781137599001
ISBN (Print)9781137598998
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Applied linguistics
  • Data analysis
  • Ethics
  • Methodology
  • Research instruments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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