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ERIC Number: EJ165134
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Quantitative Language Data: A Case for and Some Warnings Against
Shuy, Roger W.
Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 8, 2, 73-82, May 77
Asserts that quantitative analysis facilitates the linguistic study of variability in language. The implications of such study for education are in the areas of individual diagnosis and placement. Quantitative analysis is less comfortable to linguists when it is used to generalize or obscure linguistic differences. The latter seems to be the more common use of quantitative data in education. (Author/JM)
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