Research Methodology in English is an introduction, designed for teachers understanding the basic categories and functions of research in teaching, is followed by chapters addressing teacher professionalism and the rise of multiple literacies. English methods of research on teaching the English Language Arts is well-suited for use in upper-level literacy research methods courses. The first of its kind, this vo0lume introduces students to a range of research methods used in the study of English.
Including concrete examples, it covers textual, discourse and quantitative analysis, auto/biographical methods, interviewing, visual methodologies, archival and ethnographic methods, oral history, creative writing as a research method and the uses of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
This book introduces postgraduate students and research to the basics and techniques of research methods in English literature and language. It covers qualitative and quantitative methodology and includes the following topics: Definition, aims and objectives of research, materials and tool or research, background knowledge of the researcher, methods of research, biography, bibliography and textual critical theories, the literary thesis, bibliographical references. The book will be most useful for teachers, students, program administrators and researchers in their research work.