RYŪGAKU: Explorations in Study Abroad

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Title: Directions in study abroad motivational research

Author: Tim Newfields

Published: January 2012 (Volume 5, No. 1)

Pages: 2 - 13

Type of Article: literature review

Synopsis: Three examplary studies on the relation between SA & L2 learning motivation are contrasted three studies that are problematic in several ways. The need for congruence between research designs and theoretical orientations is highlighted.

Limitations: Merely 6 English-language articles are reviewed: this is not a complete survey of the literature.

Full Text: Available at http://jalt-sa.org/PDF/5-1-Newfields.pdf

Keywords:

research methodologies, L2 learning motivation, study abroad, qualitative & quantitative research

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