By the time you're finished with this module, you should be able to...

 ...Understand and interpret research reports when you read them, indentifying their major elements and underlying methodologies.

...Plan and carry out your own research projects in the field of TESL and language acquisition.

In addition...

 ...This module is intended to supplement what you will learn from your coursework and reading. It may also help you get an idea of what research is before you take courses in research methods.

...This module will also introduce you to basic terminology and concepts common to the research typically done by TESL and language acquisition experts.