Research Methods in Linguistics and English Language

The module will run over one term as follows: nine, two academic hours long, combined lecture and seminar sessions (excluding reading week) on various aspects of research methods in linguistics. The module is broken down into three distinct parts:

- qualitative research methods,

- quantitative research methods

- statistics in linguistics research

Each thematic area will be covered throughout the course. More specifically, the following provides an indicative list of topics to be covered under these three rubrics:

- Ethnography and field work

- Focus groups and interviews

- Text and discourse analysis

- Corpora and big data

- Questionnaires and surveys

- Experimental paradigms

- Visualization and descriptive statistics

- Inferential statistics

- Research Ethics