This is an advanced course for research assessing and reporting in the area of applied linguistics. It supports students to acquire research literacy, particularly the principles of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Students are introduced to various research genres and required to evaluate actual research studies. They need to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of different research models employed in specific situations and other possible alternatives. Hands-on experience of research procedure within practical scenarios is also provided throughout the course for students to flexibly utilize and appropriately justify a research model for their research. The course provides a comprehensive overview of research paradigms for different methodologies, including narrative, ethnography, case study, and correlational study, and experimental research.