Hyland, Ken (2010) Researching writing. In: Paltridge, Brian and Phakiti, Aek, (eds.) Continuum Companion to Research Methods in Applied Linguistics. London, U.K.: Continuum International Publishing Group, pp. 191-204. ISBN 9780826499257Full text not available from this repository.
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Writing is fundamental to modern societies and of overarching signiﬁcance in all our lives: central to our personal experiences, life chances and social identities. Its complex, multifaceted nature, however, is diﬃcult to pin down and as a result, many research approaches have emerged to help clarify both how writing works and the purposes it is employed to achieve. Research, in fact, has taken philosophical, historical, empirical and critical directions and encompassed a wide range of diﬀerent interpretive and quantitative methods. In this chapter I brieﬂy summarize and evaluate some of these and illustrate a sample study.
|Item Type:||Book Item|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group|
|Place of Publication:||London, U.K.|
|Book Title:||Continuum Companion to Research Methods in Applied Linguistics|
|Editor:||Paltridge, Brian and Phakiti, Aek|
|Official Date:||4 February 2010|
|Number of Pages:||386|
|Page Range:||pp. 191-204|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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