Research Issues in Applied Linguistics (distance)

This module deals with the theoretical, methodological and ethical issues that are central to research in language, language teaching and language testing. It has been designed to support MA in Language Testing students as they begin planning their dissertations and become independent language testing researchers. The course provides useful preparation for the dissertation, as well as information on how to follow up particular interests and methods chosen for dissertation research. Importantly, it also equips students with knowledge and skills necessary to undertake future independent research in the field of language testing.