Problems with L2 classroom research in the SEN setting with visually challenged learners

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Classroom research
Special education
Visually impaired learners
Blind learners

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Jedynak, M. (2012). Problems with L2 classroom research in the SEN setting with visually challenged learners. Glottodidactica, 39(1), 57–67.


The paper highlights the what, the why and the how questions which may be posed by the novice researcher in the field of visual impairment. I discuss the problematic issues inherent to various stages of research preparation and implementation such as selection of a research method, recruitment of subjects for a study, the lack of theories and models in the field of visual impairment, applicability and administration of standard tests in the SEN setting, keeping up participants’ commitment throughout a project, or sustainment of the researcher’s emotional involvement.


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