Enthonographic Research Essay

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Questions for Tutorial 3 1. What is ethnographic research? State the difference between an ethnographic research and a psychometric research and give example from applied linguistic studies. 2. Find a report of an ethnographic research in applied linguistics and give your comments on the following points: * The research question * The contexts the research was conducted * What is group or case under study? * What conceptual and theoretical frame works inform the study? * What field techniques were used? For how much time? In what contexts? What were the roles of the ethnographer? 3. Find a report of an ethnographic research in applied linguistics and give your comments on: * What …show more content…
| What are the effects of home and community environments on the learning of those language structures and functions which are needed to succeed at school and at work? | Subjects | Two groups of pre-university/ university ESL students | Children belonging to two rural working-class communities in the United States | Method | Experiment | Naturalistic, contextualized data collection | Type of data | Scores on cloze, multiple choice, and true/false tests | Interviews; fieldnotes; transcripts of child-adult child-child interactions; environmental language | Type of analysis | Statistical: correlationANCOVA | Interpretive, discursive |
Question 2 and 3: Find a report of an ethnographic research in applied linguistics and give your comments on the following points: a. The research question b. The contexts the research was conducted c. What is

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