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Extending Research Horizons in Applied Linguistics

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The book is targeted at professional scholars as well as language students who plan their own research in the fuzzy field of applied linguistics, while working on their degree papers, or doing an any academic work related to language study. The uniqueness of the volume consists in its methodological character which is made operational and thus the book may function as a methodological manual.

The academically fashionable and catchy word of interdisciplinarity is frequently made void in the research perspective. Comprehended a mark of academic liberalism, standing for anything goes, it is basically questioned by orthodox minds adhering to the compartmentalization of scientific disciplines. This volume tries to bridge the gap at least threefold. It offers theoretical justification for crossing disciplinary borders in methodological terms, presents an application of adopted methods or techniques form a different discipline and finally considers research benefits resulting from such an approach. These three elements, around which each chapter is organized, account for the integrationist aspect of interdisciplinarity.

The volume includes eight chapters dedicated to a selected methodology incorporating an empirical avenue coming from outside of the linguistic domain, yet it is applied to linguistic issues which are interdisciplinary in their character. They either occupy a contested space between disciplines, or need an interdisciplinary insight, which ultimately imparts a more comprehensive understanding.

Published: Feb 1, 2023

Section Chapter Authors
Chapter 1
Deconstructing Hate Speech Messages by Means of Dual Character Concepts: Changing Public Language Awareness with Recourse to Philosophical Concepts Anna Szczepaniak-Kozak
Chapter 2
Focus Groups Discussion as a Perfect Fit for Ecological Research Applied to Get an Insight into Critical Language Awareness of L2 Users Hadrian Lankiewicz
Chapter 3
The Application of Projective Techniques to Raising Language and Language Learning Awareness of Plurilingual Language Learners at the Tertiary Level Emilia Wąsikiewicz-Firlej
Chapter 4
Collaborative Research in Raising Translation Competence among Language Students Małgorzata Godlewska
Chapter 5
Languaging, Language and Interactivity in Playing a Card Game – a Multimodal Event Analysis Grzegorz Grzegorczyk
Chapter 6
Integrating Duethnography with Ethnolinguistics in the Endeavour to Reconstruct the Profiles of Education in the Discourse of Third Year Students of Linguistics: A Case Study Magdalena Grabowska
Chapter 7
Sentiment Analysis for Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics Karolina Rudnicka
Chapter 8
The Four Perspectives Model for Psychological/Psychiatric Case Formulations in Analysing the Discourse of Clinical-diagnostic Case Reporting Magdalena Zabielska