Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research
To Be Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge – 144 pages
This text provides an entry-level introduction to narrative inquiry methods, grounded in empirical research within the fields of language teaching and learning. The book discusses basic concepts, explains how and why these methods have been used in language teaching and learning research, and outlines different approaches covered by this research. Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research is a focused and practical guide for readers interested in understanding or carrying out narrative studies.
Part I: Narrative Inquiry. Chapter 1: Narrative Inquiry. Part II: Collecting narrative data. Chapter 2: Narrative interviews. Chapter 3: Written narratives. Chapter 4: Multimedia narratives. Part III: Analyzing and presenting narrative data. Chapter 5: Data analysis in Narrative Inquiry. Chapter 6: Writing up narrative studies.
Gary Barkhuizen is Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics at University of Auckland.
Phil Benson is Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Modern Language Studies at The Hong Kong Institute of Education.
Alice Chik is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at City University of Hong Kong.