بررسی دیدگاههای استادان رشتۀ آموزش زبان انگلیسی ایران نسبت به پژوهش:مطالعه ترکیبی

نوع مقاله: علمی پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 دانشیار زبان انگلیسی دانشگاه خوارزمی تهران

2 استادیار زبان انگلیسی دانشگاه خوارزمی تهران

3 دانشجوی دکتری زبان انگلیسی دانشگاه خوارزمی تهران

چکیده

دهه ی گذشته شاهد یک پیشرفت شگرف در حوزه ی تحقیقات آموزش عالی از جمله زبان شناسی کاربردی بوده است. در این راستا، مطالعه ی حاضر به بررسی مفهوم تحقیق از دیدگاه اساتید هیأت علمی رشته ی زبان شناسی کاربردی در ایران می پردازد. در این پژوهش ترکیبی متوالی، نتایج کمی از طریق پیمایش 140 عضو هیأت علمی که بصورت نمونه ای هدفمند انتخاب شده بودند، حاصل شد. سپس نتایج کیفی از طریق مصاحبه با 12 عضو هیأت علمی جهت درک عمیق تر آن ها از مفهوم تحقیق بدست آمد. براساس نتایج کمی، اساتید تحقیقاتی که شامل "طرح های تجربی" و "روش های ترکیبی" می باشند را بیشتر به عنوان تحقیق می پذیرند. همچنین دیدگاه پاسخ دهندگان پیرامون مفهوم تحقیق بیانگر ویژگی های دقیق و سخت گیرانه ی آن ها در پارادایم های کمی، کیفی، و ترکیبی می باشد. در این مطالعه، یافته های کیفی به تبیین یافته های کمی پیرامون جایگاه تحقیق از دیدگاه اساتید هیأت علمی پرداخته است.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

Exploring EFL Applied Linguists’ Conceptions of Research: A Mixed Methods Study

نویسندگان [English]

  • Esmat Babaii 1
  • Mohammad Reza Hashemi 2
  • Mohammad Amini Farsani 3
1 Kharazmi University
2 Kharazmi University
3 Kharazmi University
چکیده [English]

The past decade has witnessed a renewed conceptual interest in higher education research, including applied linguistics discipline, which has led to the crafting of research as one of the most effective forms of professional development. This sequential explanatory mixed research study examines the conception of research the applied linguists’ faculty members have in a major site of EFL( English as a Foreign Language) context by obtaining quantitative results from surveying a representative sample of 140 faculty members and then following-up with interviewing twelve purposefully selected respondents to explore those understanding of research in more depth. The quantitative results reveal that inquiry including experimental designs and mixed-methods research was more likely to be conceived of as research by the respondents. The respondents’ views also represent conceptions of research wherein there exist rigorous characteristics which are related to three important paradigms of research. The qualitative findings shed additional lights on the quantitative ones by providing a further understanding of how EFL faculty members think about research.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • "applied linguists"
  • "faculty members"
  • "conceptions of research"
  • "educational research"
  • "mixed methods research"
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