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Title Methods for assessing children's syntax / edited by Dana McDaniel, Cecile McKee and Helen Smith Cairns.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1996.

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Series Language, speech, and communication
Language, speech, and communication.
Subject Language acquisition -- Research -- Methodology.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax -- Research -- Methodology.
Alt Name McDaniel, Dana.
McKee, Cecile.
Cairns, Helen Smith.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 390 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-377) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary This book is designed in part as a handbook to assist students and researchers in the choice and use of methods for investigating children's grammar.
ISBN 9780262279413 (electronic bk.)
026227941X (electronic bk.)
0585077894 (electronic bk.)
9780585077895 (electronic bk.)
9780262133258 (hc ; alk. paper)
0262133253 (hc ; alk. paper)
9780262631907 (paperback)
0262631903 (paperback)
OCLC # 42856038
Additional Format Print version: Methods for assessing children's syntax. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1996 0262133253 (DLC) 96033915 (OCoLC)34321613
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Collecting Spontaneous Production Data / Katherine Demuth3
Ch. 2Analyzing Children's Spontaneous Speech / Karin Stromswold23
Ch. 3What Children Know about What They Say: Elicited Imitation as a Research Method for Assessing Children's Syntax / Barbara Lust, Suzanne Flynn, Claire Foley55
Ch. 4Elicited Production / Rosalind Thornton77
Ch. 5The Intermodal Preferential Looking Paradigm: A Window onto Emerging Language Comprehension / Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff105
Ch. 6The Picture Selection Task / LouAnn Gerken, Michele E. Shady125
Ch. 7The Act-Out Task / Helen Goodluck147
Ch. 8Questions after Stories: On Supplying Context and Eliminating It as a Variable / Jill de Villiers, Thomas Roeper163
Ch. 9On-Line Methods / Cecile McKee189
Ch. 10The Truth-Value Judgment Task / Peter Gordon211
Ch. 11Eliciting Judgments of Grammaticality and Reference / Dana McDaniel, Helen Smith Cairns233
Ch. 12Crosslinguistic Investigation / Celia Jakubowicz257
Ch. 13Assessing Morphosyntax in Clinical Settings / Laurence B. Leonard287
Ch. 14Issues in Designing Research and Evaluating Data Pertaining to Children's Syntactic Knowledge / Jennifer Ryan Hsu, Louis Michael Hsu303

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