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Empirical research is data or observation-driven research that uses inductive reasoning based on systematic observations. Examples of empirical research include case studies, ethnographies, interviews, surveys, archival research and quasi-experimental research.
Written Communication http://wcx.sagepub.com/
Research in the Teaching of English http://www.ncte.org/journals/rte/issues
Journal of Business and Technical Communication http://jbt.sagepub.com/
Journal of Writing Research http://www.jowr.org/
Technical Communication Quarterly http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/10572252.asp
CCC Research Committee http://www.ncte.org/cccc/committees/research
Research Network Forum http://www.rnfonline.com/blog/
Qualitative Research Network
Relevant Email Discussion Lists
There is no specific list for empirical research; however, the issue does come up occasionally on ATTW-L and WPA-L.