The Inbox - Understanding and Maximizing Student-Instructor E-mail - Jennifer Ewald

The Inbox - Understanding and Maximizing Student-Instructor E-mail - Jennifer Ewald

The Present Study: Research Design

The Inbox - Understanding and Maximizing Student-Instructor E-mail - Jennifer Ewald

Jennifer Ewald [+-]
Saint Joseph's University
Jennifer D. Ewald is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA, where she teaches undergraduate courses at all levels of instruction. She has published in the areas of applied linguistics, pragmatics, and second language pedagogy.

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This chapter outlines particular methodological issues underlying the present study. It describes the important role of the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research in e-mail research, the data collection process, the particular participants and context involved in this study, including the number of actual e-mail messages under investigation, and the methods of data analysis used to investigate these student e-mails. This chapter also addresses advantages and disadvantages involved in analyzing natural versus elicited data.

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Ewald, Jennifer. The Present Study: Research Design. The Inbox - Understanding and Maximizing Student-Instructor E-mail. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 10-17 Feb 2016. ISBN 9781781791141. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22352. Date accessed: 27 Sep 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22352. Feb 2016

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