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ERIC Number: ED553412
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-2278-4012
The Content Analysis of the Research Papers on Foreign Language Education in Turkey
Solak, Ekrem
Online Submission, International Journal of English and Education v3 n3 p167-178 Jul 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the trends of recent research papers in foreign language teaching in Turkish context and to give ideas to researchers and policy makers for future studies. Content Analysis method was used in this study. The focus of the study was 189 research papers published between 2009-2013 years in journals indexed in SSCI (94) and the ULAKBIM (95) database in Turkey. Research Papers Classification Form was used as data collection instrument. The papers were scanned in terms of year of the journal, authors, language of the paper, journal index, topic of the paper, research design, data collection tools, sample, sample size and data analysis method. The results revealed that the most frequently studied topics on foreign language teaching and learning from 2009 to 2013 were concept analysis, teaching and learning, the highest number of articles were published in 2013, most of the authors were Turkish, majority of the articles were published in English, quantitative method was used more than qualitative method in research design, undergraduates were the focus of attention as sample group and 31-100 sample size was preferred more than others. An appendix presents the titles of the journals scanned in this study (2009-2013).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey