Research Methods in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics: A Practical Guide (GMLZ - Guides to Research Methods in Language and Linguistics)

Research Methods in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics: A Practical Guide (GMLZ - Guides to Research Methods in Language and Linguistics)

By: Martin J. Ball (editor), Nicole Muller (editor)Hardback

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The only volume to offer hands-on information about the wide range of research philosophies, methods and tools used across linguistics, phonetics, and speech science, as applied to disordered speech and language. Covers core topics for students undertaking their own research, including experimental and qualitative methods, sociolinguistics, corpus construction and analysis, data recording, transcription and digital analysis of speech, and speech imaging. Considers the research ethics associated with working with people who have speech, language or other communication difficulties. Includes a detailed discussion of the dissemination of research results, and advice on the writing of theses and dissertations, and on the writing and publishing of journal articles, as well the peer review process. Offers students and researchers from a variety of entry points such as linguistics, education, psychology, and speech pathology an introduction to the scope of research in clinical linguistics and phonetics, and a practical guide to this interdisciplinary field

About Author

Nicole Muller is Professor of Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and holds a Hawthorne-BORSF Endowed Professorship. She is co-editor of the journal Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics and of the book series Communication Disorders Across Languages. She is the co-author of Approaches to Discourse in Dementia (with J. A. Guendouzi, Lawrence Erlbaum Association, 2006), editor of Multilayered Transcription (Plural, 2007), and co-editor of The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders (with J. S. Damico and M. J. Ball, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). Martin J. Ball is Hawthorne-BORSF Endowed Professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is co-editor of the journal Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics and two book series: Communication Disorders Across Languages and Language and Speech Disorders (with J. S. Damico). He co-edited The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (with M. Perkins, N. Muller and S. Howard, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) and The Celtic Languages (with N. Muller, Routledge, 2009), and co-wrote Phonology for Communication Disorders (with N. Muller and B. Rutter, Psychology Press, 2010).


Notes on Contributors vii 1 Linguistics, Phonetics, and Speech-Language Pathology: Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 1 Nicole Muller and Martin J. Ball 2 Research Ethics 10 Thomas W. Powell 3 Experimental and Quasi-experimental Research in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 28 Vesna Mildner 4 The Investigation of Speech Production: Experimental and Quasi-experimental Approaches 48 B. May Bernhardt, Penelope Bacsfalvi, Marcy Adler-Bock, Geetanjalee Modha, and Barbara Purves 5 Investigating Disordered Language: Experimental and Quasi-experimental Approaches 63 Judith D. Oxley 6 Qualitative Research in Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 87 Nicole Muller 7 An Ethnographic Approach to Assessing Communication Success in Interactions Involving Adults with Developmental Delay 107 Jacqueline Guendouzi and Paula S. Currie 8 Conversation Analysis Applied to Disordered Speech and Language 126 Scott Barnes and Alison Ferguson 9 Clinical Sociolinguistics 146 Martin J. Ball and Louise Keegan 10 The Recording of Audio and Video Data 160 Ben Rutter and Stuart Cunningham 11 Data Processing: Transcriptional and Impressionistic Methods 177 Martin J. Ball, Sara Howard, Nicole Muller, and Angela Granese 12 Data Processing: Digital Analysis of Speech Audio Signals 195 Mark Huckvale 13 Data Processing: Imaging of Speech Data 219 Joan Rahilly 14 Data Analysis and Interpretation: Statistical Methods 253 Eleonora Rossi 15 AphasiaBank: Data and Methods 268 Brian MacWhinney, Davida Fromm, Audrey Holland, and Margaret Forbes 16 Disseminating Research: Reading, Writing, and Publishing 288 Sharynne McLeod Index 311

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  • ISBN13: 9781444335835
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 330
  • ID: 9781444335835
  • weight: 674
  • ISBN10: 1444335839

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