Methods: Putting Theory into Practice

Vakbeschrijving Methods: Putting Theory into Practice
Collegejaar: 2018-2019
Studiegidsnummer: 5654VPTP
Docent(en):
  • Dr. M. Parafita Couto
Voertaal: Spaans
Blackboard: Ja
EC: 10
Niveau: 500
Periode: Semester 1 & 2, Blok I, II, III, IV
  • Geen Keuzevak
  • Geen Contractonderwijs
  • Geen Exchange
  • Geen Study Abroad
  • Geen Avondonderwijs
  • Geen A-la-Carte en Aanschuifonderwijs
  • Geen Honours Class

Admission requirements

Admission to the MA program

Description

This course is meant to serve as a bridge between students’ knowledge of and how this theory is applied to carry out linguistic studies and analyses. The course consists of meetings with members of the LAS linguistics faculty and hands-on practical training carrying out linguistic studies and analyses. This course will be tailored to each individual student and will not be lecture-based.

Course objectives

—Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of a variety of methodologies used in linguistic investigations (e.g., naturalistic data collection, experimental data collection, sociolinguistic interviews, etc.).
—Students will assist in carrying out linguistic research, including having the opportunity to collaborate on study design, data collection, and data analysis.

Timetable

Timetable LAS

Mode of instruction

Research and Internship

Course Load

280 total hours

Research and internship = 240 hours
Written Report = 40 hours

Assessment method

Assessment

Student performance will be assessed according to the following:

Participation: 80% 20% Student Motivation 20% Demonstration of knowledge and practical research skills 20% Ability to function adequately as a member of a research group 20% Independence/Originality

Written Report: 20%

Weighing

Student performance will be assessed according to the following:

Participation: 80% 20% Student Motivation 20% Demonstration of knowledge and practical research skills 20% Ability to function adequately as a member of a research group 20% Independence/Originality

Written Report: 20%

Resit

Re-Sit: Due to the nature of the course, it is not possible to “retake” the participation/intership portion of the course. Therefore, only the written portion will be open for re-sit.

Exam review

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used for:

• providing study materials

Reading list

To be announced

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in Engels and Nederlands

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact

For questions about the content of the course, you can contact the teacher:
Dr. M. Parafita Couto

Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats

Remarks

All other information will be conveyed directly to the student by his or her supervisor

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