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Chapter Six - Doing Meta-Analytic and Synthetic Research on Interaction, Feedback, Tasks, and L2 Learning

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 August 2020

Alison Mackey
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Georgetown University, Washington DC
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In this chapter we take a look at the emerging role of meta-analysis and research synthesis in interaction, feedback, and task-based research into how second languages are learned, as well as provide some instructions on how to systematically conduct a meta-analysis to achieve sound results in these areas. The chapter begins with a description of meta-analysis and research synthesis and their contributions to research in applied linguistics and second language research in general. Next, previous meta-analyses on the topics of interaction feedback, tasks and task-based language teaching (TBLT), and related methodologies are summarized. Then, clear guidelines for conducting meta-analyses are provided. The chapter ends with a discussion of how meta-analysis and replication research can help in answering essential questions in respect to interaction, feedback, and task research and also provides a few cautions, or things to look out for.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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