552.246 (20W) Topics in Applied Linguistics

Wintersemester 2020/21

Beginn der Anmeldefrist
02.09.2020 00:00

Erster Termin der LV
01.10.2020 14:30 - 16:00 , V.1.01
Nächster Termin:
08.10.2020 14:30 - 16:00 , V.1.01

Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV Nummer Südostverbund
ENI01002UL
LV-Titel englisch
Topics in Applied Linguistics
LV-Art
Proseminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
0 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
01.10.2020
Blended Learning
Ja
Anmerkungen

The main focus of this course will be error analysis.

Students who have successfully completed "552.250 (19W) Specialised Topics in Linguistics: Error Analysis" cannot be admitted.



LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

After completing this course, students should

  1. be able to talk about the many facets of error analysis (EA), the steps required, its usefulness, its problems
  2. be able to conduct an EA
  3. know different ways of describing errors (error taxonomies)
  4. know about the applications of EA, especially in teaching/SLA
  5. know about the limitations of EA
  6. be able to discuss the issue of “counting vs judging” in assessment
  7. be able to conduct an annotator agreement study
  8. be able to apply the Scope - Substance error taxonomy

Lehrmethodik

lecture, group work, hands-on error analysis, home assignments

Inhalt/e

  • Error analysis: an introduction (James, 1998; Ellis and Barkhuizen, 2005)
  • Definition of an error
  • Different ways of describing errors: error taxonomies (linguistic categories, surface structure, comparative, communicative effect, …)
  • The Scope – Substance error taxonomy
  • The CEFR – a push towards judging performances
  • Assessing Writing in the Austrian education system
  • Applications in research (e.g. language testing)
  • Analysing a writing performances (counting and judging)
  • (optional) I have the data, now what? Introduction to basics of descriptive statistics

Erwartete Vorkenntnisse

Students must have successfully completed Introduction to Linguistics I and Language Awareness I

Students must have a good knowledge of syntax. 

Literatur

All relevant literature will be made available to the students

Core literature: 

Dobrić, N., & Sigott, G. (2014). Towards an error taxonomy for student writing. Zeitschrift Für Interkulturellen Fremdsprachenunterricht, 19(2), 111–118. Retrieved from http://tujournals.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/index.php/zif/article/download/35/32

Ellis, R., & Barkhuizen, G. (2005). Analysing learner language. Oxford applied linguistics. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press.

James, C. (1998). Errors in Language Learning and Use: Exploring Error Analysis. Applied Linguistics and Language Study. London, New York: Longman.

Lennon, P. (1991). Error: Some Problems of Definition, Identification, and Distinction. Applied Linguistics, 12(2), 180–196. https://doi.org/10.1093/applin/12.2.180

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Topics covered in class

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

  1. attendance and participation
  2. home assignments
  3. final exam at the end of the semester (theory + practical part)

IMPORTANT: 

  • students need to receive a positive grade for all three pillars to pass the course
  • students who fail to attend, without sufficient reason, more than 2 sessions of the course, will automatically receive a fail grade

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 17W.2)
    • Fach: Topics in Linguistics I (Pflichtfach)
      • ENI.001 Topics in Applied Linguistics ( 2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3., 4. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Topics in Linguistics I (Pflichtfach)
      • ENI.001 Topics in Applied Linguistics ( 2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3., 4. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 19W.1)
    • Fach: Topics in Linguistics I (Pflichtfach)
      • ENI.001 Topics in Applied Linguistics ( 2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3., 4. Semester empfohlen
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: In-Depth Language (Pflichtfach)
        • Interpersonal Communication ( 2.0h AG / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Linguistic Basis (Pflichtfach)
        • Topics in English Linguistics ( 2.0h KU / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Fachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium Linguistics (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Aufbaustudium Linguistics
        • 4.4 Topics in Applied Linguistics ( 0.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Sprachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Sprachliches Grundstudium I
        • Listening I: Awareness and Proficiency ( 2.0h KU / 3.0 ECTS)
          • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 1. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Sprachliches Grund- und Aufbaustudium (ab 12W) (Pflichtfach)
      • Listening I: Awareness and Proficiency ( 0.0h KU / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (ab 11W) (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Linguistics (ab 11W)
        • Topics in Linguistics ( 2.0h PS / 5.0 ECTS)
          • 552.246 Topics in Applied Linguistics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2020/21
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics:Phonology (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2020
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.246 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Virtual Reality (VR) enhanced language learning (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2019
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.246 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation a (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.246 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation b (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
  • 552.246 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 552.245 PS Topics in Applied Linguistics: Phonology and Pronunciation (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)