Information for module PLING401
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|Module code:||PLING401(Add to my personalised list)|
|Title:||Research Skills in Linguistics|
|Division:||Division of Psychology and Language Sciences|
|Available for students in Year(s):|
|Module outline:||The two-term syllabus consists of workshops devoted to research methods in linguistics: |
- how to plan a one-year project
- how to conduct library research
- how to read a paper with statistical analysis
- how to write an abstract for a conference
- how to present a poster, and related topics.
In the second term, students pursuing an experimentally-oriented project will have a workshop on experimental design, while students pursuing a more theoretically-based research topic will participate in a workshop on software for tree-drawing, phonetic typesetting and bibliography management.
|Module aims:||-To learn how to plan and execute a research project in linguistics|
-To become proficient with presentation and writing skills
-To become conversant with statistical analysis
-To learn professional skills, such as poster design and abstract writing
|Module objectives:||By the end of this module, students will understand the issues in setting a reasonable goal for a research project and the issues of planning, such as designing a bibliography and/or experimental design. They will develop experience in planning research questions and in the use of qualitative and quantitative critical reasoning in analyzing results. They will also gain confidence in presenting their work in oral and written form.|
|Key skills provided by module:|
|Module assessment:||Abstract workshop 25.00%.|
Research methodology outline 50.00%.
Poster presentation 25.00%.
|Notes:||Only available to students on the MRes Linguistics|
|Taking this module as an option?:||not available as an option module|
|Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)|
|Last updated:||2012-12-06 15:39:24 by|