LING2075 Issues in language documentation

Dr. Joseph Perry

Advanced course. Sem 1, 6 credits

Course Description

This course will introduce various practical, philosophical and ethical issues involved in language documentation. Topics to be covered include: the goals of language documentation and revitalisation, ethical and practical issues of working with speakers, the social responsibilities of linguists in the field, methods for recording and annotating audiovisual data, working with specialist software aimed at field linguists (including, but not limited to, FLEx and ELAN), and metadata/archiving standards for documentary materials.   Some basic background in morphology, syntax and phonetics is desirable.  

LING1000 and LING2004

100% coursework

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