Publications

Books

Porte, G., & Plonsky, L. (under contract). Doing replication research in second language acquisition. New York, NY: Routledge.

Gass, S. M., Behney, J., & Plonsky, L. (under contract). Second language acquisition: An introductory course (5th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.

Plonsky, L. (Ed.) (under contract). Professional development in applied linguistics: A guide to success for graduate students and early career faculty. Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.

Norris, J. M., & Plonsky, L. (under contract). Research synthesis and meta-analysis in applied linguistics: A practical guide. New York, NY: Routledge.

Phakiti, A., De Costa, P. I., Plonsky, L., & Starfield, S. (under contract). The Palgrave handbook of applied linguistics research methodology. New York, NY: Palgrave.

Loewen, S., & Plonsky, L. (2015). An A-Z of applied linguistics research methods. New York, NY: Palgrave.

Plonsky, L. (Ed.) (2015). Advancing quantitative methods in second language research. New York, NY: Routledge.
(Available HERE and HERE; companion website and practice data sets HERE)
(Reviewed in CALICO HERE and in System HERE)

Gass, S., with Behney, J., & Plonsky, L. (2013). Second language acquisition: An introductory course (4th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. (Reviewed HERE)

Plonsky, L., & Schierloh, M. (Eds.) (2011). Selected proceedings of the 2009 Second Language Research Forum: Diverse contributions to SLA. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. (http://www.lingref.com/cpp/slrf/2009/index.html; reviewed on Linguist List here)


Journal Articles

In press

Gonulal, T., Loewen, S., & Plonsky, L. (in press). The development of statistical literacy in applied linguistics graduate students. International Journal of Applied Linguistics.

Norouzian, R., & Plonsky, L. (in press). Eta- and partial eta-squared in L2 research: A cautionary review and guide to more appropriate usage. Second Language Research.

Plonsky, L., & Oswald, F. L. (in press). Multiple regression as a flexible alternative to ANOVA in L2 research. Studies in Second Language Acquisition.

2017

Paquot, M., & Plonsky, L. (2017). Quantitative research methods and study quality in learner corpus research. International Journal of Learner Corpus Research, 3, 61-94. doi 10.1075/ijlcr.3.1.03paq

2016

Plonsky, L., & Derrick, D. J. (2016). A meta-analysis of reliability coefficients in second language research. Modern Language Journal, 100, 538-553.

Plonsky, L., & Ziegler, N. (2016). The CALL-SLA interface: Insights from a second-order synthesis. Language Learning & Technology, 20, 17-37. (download here)

Plonsky, L., & Kim, Y. (2016). Task-based learner production: A substantive and methodological review. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 36, 73-97. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0267190516000015

Mizumoto, A., & Plonsky, L. (2016). R as a lingua franca: Advantages of using R for quantitative research in applied linguistics. Applied Linguistics, 37, 284-291.

2015

Asención-Delaney, Y., Collentine, J. G., Collentine, K., Colmenares, J., & Plonsky, L. (2015). Potencial de la enseñanza del vocabulario basada en corpus: Optimismo con precaución. [On the potential of corpus-based vocabulary instruction: Cautious optimism.] Journal of Spanish Language Teaching, 2, 140-151.

Plonsky, L., Egbert, J., & LaFlair, G. T. (2015). Bootstrapping in applied linguistics: Assessing its potential using shared data. Applied Linguistics36, 591-610. doi:10.1093/applin/amu001

Egbert, J., & Plonsky, L. (2015). Success in the abstract: Exploring linguistic and stylistic predictors of conference abstract ratings. Corpora, 10, 291-313.

Lee, J., Jang, J., & Plonsky, L. (2015). The effectiveness of second language pronunciation instruction: A meta-analysis. Applied Linguistics36, 345-366.

Larson-Hall, J., & Plonsky, L. (2015). Reporting and interpreting quantitative research findings: What gets reported and recommendations for the field. Language Learning, 65, Supp. 1, 127-159.

Plonsky, L., & Gonulal, T. (2015). Methodological synthesis in quantitative L2 research: A review of reviews and a case study of exploratory factor analysis. Language Learning, 65, Supp. 1 (edited by J. M. Norris, S. J. Ross, & R. Schoonen), 9-36.

Norris, J. M., Plonsky, L., Ross, S. J., & Schoonen, R. (2015). Guidelines for reporting quantitative methods and results in primary research. Language Learning65, 470-476.

Plonsky, L. (2015). Quantitative considerations for improving replicability in CALL and applied linguistics. CALICO Journal32, 232-244.

Plonsky, L., & Brown, D. (2015). Domain definition and search techniques in meta-analyses of L2 research (Or why 18 meta-analyses of feedback have different results). Second Language Research, 31, 267-278.

2014

Plonsky, L., & Oswald, F. L. (2014). How big is ‘big’? Interpreting effect sizes in L2 research. Language Learning64, 878-912.

Plonsky, L. (2014). Study quality in quantitative L2 research (1990-2010): A methodological synthesis and call for reform. Modern Language Journal98, 450-470.

2013

Plonsky, L. (2013). Study quality in SLA: An assessment of designs, analyses, and reporting practices in quantitative L2 research. Studies in Second Language Acquisition35, 655-687.

Plonsky, L., & Loewen, S. (2013). Focus on form and vocabulary acquisition in the Spanish L2 classroom. Language, Interaction, and Acquisition4, 1-24.

Clark, T. S., Crawford, W. J., & Plonsky, L. (2013). Applying corpus linguistics to management research: The case of professionalism.International Journal of Business Research13, 65-78.

2011

Plonsky, L. (2011). The effectiveness of second language strategy instruction: A meta-analysis. Language Learning, 61, 993-1038.

Plonsky, L., & Gass, S. (2011). Quantitative research methods, study quality, and outcomes: The case of interaction research. Language Learning, 61, 325-366.
[Awarded the Language Learning Outstanding Article of the Year, 2011]
[Awarded the ACTFL-MLJ Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education]

2010

Oswald, F. L., & Plonsky, L. (2010). Meta-analysis in second language research: Choices and challenges. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 30, 85-110.

2007

Rivera-Mills, S. V., & Plonsky, L. (2007). Empowering students with language learning strategies: A critical review of current issues. Foreign Language Annals, 40, 535-548.

2006

Plonsky, L., & Mills, S. V. (2006). An exploratory study of differing perceptions of error correction between a teacher and students: Bridging the gap. Applied Language Learning, 16, 55-74.


Book Chapters & Encyclopedia Entries

In press

Egbert, J., & Plonsky, L. (in press). Bootstrapping techniques. In S. Th. Gries & M. Paquot (Eds.), A practical handbook of corpus linguistics. New York, NY: Springer.

Plonsky, L., & Zhuang, J. (in press). A meta-analysis of second language pragmatics instruction. In N. Taguchi (Ed.), Routledge handbook of SLA and pragmatics. New York, NY: Routledge.

Norouzian, R., & Plonsky, L. (in press). Correlation and regression analyses. In A. Phakiti, P. I. De Costa, L. Plonsky, & S. Starfield (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of applied linguistics research methodology. New York, NY: Palgrave.

Gurzynski-Weiss, L., & Plonsky, L. (in press). Look who’s interacting: A scoping review of research involving non-teacher/non-peer interlocutors. In L. Gurzynski-Weiss (Ed.), Expanding individual difference research in the interaction approach: Investigating learners, instructors, and other interlocutors. Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins.

Plonsky, L. (in press). Recent research on language learning strategy instruction. In A. U. Chamot & V. Harris (Eds.), Learning strategy instruction in the language classroom: Issues and implementation. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Derrick, D., Paquot, M., & Plonsky, L. (in press). Interlingual vs. Intralingual errors. In J. Liontas (Ed.), TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching. Malden, MA: Wiley.

Nurmukhamedov, U., & Plonsky, L. (in press). Reflective and effective teaching of vocabulary. In M. Zeraatpishe, A. Faravani, H. R. Kargozari, & M. Azarnoosh (Eds.), Issues in applying SLA theories toward creative teaching. Rotterdam: The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

2017

Plonsky, L. (2017). Quantitative research methods in instructed SLA. In S. Loewen & M. Sato (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of instructed second language acquisition (pp. 505-521). New York, NY: Routledge.

2016

Marsden, E., Mackey, A., & Plonsky, L. (2016). Breadth and depth: The IRIS repository. In A. Mackey & E. Marsden (Eds.), Advancing methodology and practice: The IRIS repository of instruments for research into second languages (pp. 1-21). New York: Routledge.

2015

LaFlair, G. T., Egbert, J., & Plonsky, L. (2015). A practical guide to bootstrapping descriptive statistics, correlations, t tests, and ANOVAs. In L. Plonsky (Ed.), Advancing quantitative methods in second language research (pp. 46-77). New York: Routledge.

Plonsky, L. (2015). Statistical power, p values, descriptive statistics, and effect sizes: A “back-to-basics” approach to advancing quantitative methods in L2 research. In L. Plonsky (Ed.), Advancing quantitative methods in second language research (pp. 23-45). New York: Routledge.

Plonsky, L. (2015). Introduction. In L. Plonsky (Ed.), Advancing quantitative methods in second language research (pp. 3-8). New York: Routledge.

Plonsky, L., & Oswald, F. L. (2015). Meta-analyzing second language research. In L. Plonsky (Ed.), Advancing quantitative methods in second language research (pp. 106-128). New York: Routledge. [Adapted from Plonsky, L., & Oswald, F. L. (2012). How to do a meta-analysis. In A. Mackey & S. M. Gass (Eds.), Research methods in second language acquisition: A practical guide (pp. 275-295). London: Wiley Blackwell.]

2014

Plonsky, L., & Gurzynski-Weiss, L. (2014). Research methods. In C. Fäcke (Ed.) Manual of language acquisition (pp. 31-49). Berlin: De Gruyter.

2012

Plonsky, L., & Oswald, F. L. (2012). How to do a meta-analysis. In A. Mackey & S. M. Gass (Eds.), Research methods in second language acquisition: A practical guide (pp. 275-295). London: Basil Blackwell.

Plonsky, L. (2012). Replication, meta-analysis, and generalizability. In G. Porte (Ed.), Replication research in applied linguistics (pp. 116-132). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Plonsky, L. (2012). Effect size. In P. Robinson (Ed.), The Routledge encyclopedia of second language acquisition (pp. 200-202). New York: Routledge.

Plonsky, L., & Oswald, F. L. (2012). Meta-analysis. In P. Robinson (Ed.), The Routledge encyclopedia of second language acquisition (pp. 420-423). New York: Routledge.


Book Reviews

Chen, T.-H., & Plonsky, L. (2017). [Review of the book A psycholinguistic approach to technology and language learning.] Language Learning & Technology, 21, 27-31.

Plonsky, L. (2014). [Review of the book Statistical methods in language and linguistic research.] Studies in Second Language Acquisition36, 168-169.

Plonsky, L. (2010). [Book notice of Extroversion/introversion in foreign language learning: Interactions with learner strategy use.] Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 32, 659-660.

Plonsky, L. (2010). [Review of the book Language learning strategies in independent settings.] Studies in Second Language Acquisition32, 644-645.

Plonsky, L. (2010). [Review of the book Language learner strategies: Thirty years of research and practice]. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 32, 145-147.

Plonsky, L. (2009). [Review of the book Vocabulary learning strategies and foreign language acquisition]. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 31, 518-519.

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