Coming of age: The past, present, and future of quantitative SLA research

Susan Gass, Shawn Loewen, Luke Plonsky

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First, we trace the history of second language acquisition (SLA) from early stages in the mid-twentieth century to today. We next consider the status of the field in today's research world with a particular focus on all aspects of methodology and, finally, we take a look at the future and discuss issues related to scientific rigor in light of Open Science.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalLanguage Teaching
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2020


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

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