• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Linguistics
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, European Languages, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Latin American Languages, Digital Humanities
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Catherine Travis
    • Jane Simpson
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
    Second Semester 2016
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Elicitation, interpretation and visualisation of phonetic, syntactic, semantic and textual data lie at the heart of linguistics research. These require the use of software tools to create and manage textual, audio and associated video data for a wide range of purposes including language documentation and archiving, language processing, dictionary design, language learning, and the analysis of classroom talk. Students will apply techniques and tools across a range of  areas of linguistic study.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse approaches to eliciting linguistic data.
  2. Critically analyse approaches to presenting linguistic data.
  3. Be proficient in using linguistic tools to create and manage linguistic data and resources.
  4. Carry out a research project using linguistic tools.

Indicative Assessment

Assignment 1 Proposal (tools, logistics, ethics): 1000 words 20% (LO 1 , 2, 4)

Assignment 2 Data Elicitation and Presentation:  1500 words 30% (LO 1, 2)

Research paper: 2500 words 50% (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)

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Workload

2 hours of lectures per week for 13 weeks. Students are expected to undertake a further 8 hours of independent study per week over the semester (total 130 hours)

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Bachelor of Languages (Honours), Bachelor of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies (Honours), or have completed 144 units towards the Bachelor of Philosophy (Arts).

Prescribed Texts

Available from the course Wattle site



Assumed Knowledge

Completion of a cognate major


Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4004 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9185 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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