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Join BAAL Research Synthesis SIG

Become a member of the Research Synthesis in Applied Linguistics SIG of BAAL

Thesis by Publication

A collection of resources for supporting doctoral researchers to publish during their candidature 

A living repository of early career researcher peer reviewers

See a list of ECRs who are interested in peer reviewing for journals in education & applied linguistics. Register your info too! 

Top 2% Scientist in Education!

Sin Wang is recently named a Top 2% Scientist in Education, according to the "Stanford List" released in October 2023.

TESOLgraphics has a new website

Visit our new website for new infographics, podcast recordings, event news, and more! 

New EEF report published

A review of practice on recruitment and retention strategies in England, funded by the Education Endowment Foundation is published.

Featured publications

Opening the methodological black box of research synthesis in language education: where are we now and where are we heading? (OA)

Chong, Bond, & Chalmers (2023) in Applied Linguistics Review

Autonomy of English language learners: A scoping review of research and practice (OA)

Chong & Reinders (2022) in Language Teaching Research

A typology of secondary research in Applied Linguistics (OA)

Chong & Plonsky (2023) in Applied Linguistics Review

A primer on qualitative research synthesis in TESOL (OA) - top-cited article (Feb 2023)

Chong & Plonsky (2021) in TESOL Quarterly

Selected presentations

PhD by Publication 

(virtual book launch)

TESOLgraphics: Opening up scholarly communication 

(invited talk for AILA)

Research synthesis in applied linguistics

(invited talk for UCL)

Inaugural Event of BAAL Research Synthesis in Applied Linguistics SIG

Researching language learner autonomy: A synthetic perspective 

(invited talk for Kanda University of International Studies, Japan)

Engaging students in the feedback process in academic English classrooms

(keynote for Cambridge University Press)


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