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APA References


Nicol, A. A. A., & Pexman, P. M. (2010). Displaying your findings: A practical guide for presenting figures, posters, and presentations (6th ed.). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association. Nicol, A. A. A., & Pexman, P. M. (2010). Presenting your findings: A practical guide for creating tables (6th ed.). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). (2009). Washington, D. C.: American Psychological Association.


Apple, M. (2008). "How to APA": A brief introduction to APA style. OnCUE Journal, 2(2), 145-156.

Ford, K. (2003). A brief guide to APA style. OnCUE, 11(2), 28-29.

Web pages

APA formatting and style guide: The OWL at Purdue. (2008).

APA style. (2008).

Research Design References


Brown, J. D. (2001). Using surveys in language programs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Creswell, J. W. (2013). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches (4th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Nunan, D. (1992). Research methods in language learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Statistical References


Bond, T., & Fox, C. (2015). Applying the Rasch Model (3rd ed.). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates. Elifson, K., Runyon, R., & Haber, A. (1998). Fundamentals of social statistics (3rd ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill.
Field, A. (2013). Discovering statistics using SPSS (4th ed.). London: Sage Publications. Green, S., & Salkind, N. (2013). Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.
Hatch, E., & Lazaraton, A. (1991). The research manual: Design and statistics for applied linguistics. New York: Newbury House.

One of the few books aimed for the SLA field.

Huck, S. W. (20011). Reading Statistics and Research (6th ed.). New York: Allyn & Bacon.

A good introduction for beginning researchers. Rather than a "how to" stats book, this book describes the language and forms of statistics used in research.

Pallant, J. (2013). SPSS survival manual (5th ed.). London: Open University Press.

As the title implies, this book is a must for those who need to survive their university statistics courses. Although it's primarily designed for psychology students, the step-by-step descriptions of how to analyze data are extremely easy to understand.
Stevens, J. P. (2009). Applied multivariate statistics for the social sciences (5th ed.). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

A new edition of this classic guide to MANOVA, with a special focus on power statistics and new sections on HLM (Hierarchical Linear Modeling) and SEM (Structural Equation Modeling).
Tabachnick, B. G., & Fidell, L. S. (2007). Using Multivariate Statistics (5th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

The "Bible" of statistics, this book is often extremely difficult to understand. However, it is almost indispensable as a research resource book in your library.

Journal articles

Kaiser, H. (1974). An index of factorial simplicity. Psychometrika, 39, 31-36.

Smiths, R. M. (1996). A comparison of methods for determining dimensionality in Rasch measurement. Structural Equation Modeling, 3(1), 25-40.

Wright, B. (1996). Comparing Rasch measurement and factor analysis. Structural Equation Modeling, 3(1), 3-24.

Web sites for statistics

1. Survey Monkey:

2. Effect Size Calculator:

3. Structural Equation Modeling:

4. Statsoft:

5. SPSS Survival Manual Further References:

Obviously, this is not an exhaustive list of references. Please feel free to contact us if you have any other useful references to add!

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