552.246 (20W) Topics in Applied Linguistics

Wintersemester 2020/21

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Erster Termin der LV
01.10.2020 14:30 - 16:00 , online Off Campus
Nächster Termin:
29.10.2020 14:30 - 16:00 , online Off Campus

Überblick

Bedingt durch die COVID-19-Pandemie können kurzfristige Änderungen bei Lehrveranstaltungen und Prüfungen (z.B. Absage von Präsenz-Lehreveranstaltungen und Umstellung auf Online-Prüfungen) erforderlich sein.

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Lehrende/r
LV Nummer Südostverbund
ENI01002UL
LV-Titel englisch
Topics in Applied Linguistics
LV-Art
Proseminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
LV-Modell
Onlinelehrveranstaltung
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
22 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
01.10.2020
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs
Anmerkungen

The focus of this course will be Error Analysis.



Zeit und Ort

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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. know about the CEFR and its relation to errors
  8. should be able to give an overview of how writing is assessed in the Austrian education system
  9. be able to conduct an annotator agreement study
  10. be able to apply the Scope - Substance error taxonomy

Lehrmethodik inkl. Einsatz von eLearning-Tools

Please note this will be an online-only course. Most of the sessions will be streamed live (mandatory attendence!), some contents will be provided on Moodle for self-study. 

(online live-)lecture, group work, hands-on error analysis, home assignments, interactive surveys, self-study

Inhalt/e

  • Error analysis (EA) as a branch of Applied Lingusistics
  • The drawbacks and limitations of error analysis
  • Definition of error
  • Different ways of describing errors: error taxonomies (linguistic categories, surface structure, comparative, communicative effect, …)
  • The Scope – Substance error taxonomy
  • Validity and reliability
  • Agreement studies
  • The CEFR – a push towards judging performances
  • Assessing Writing in the Austrian education system
  • Applications of EA in research (e.g. validation, SLA, etc.)
  • Counting vs judging in assessment
  • (optional) I have the data, now what? Introduction to basics of descriptive statistics

Erwartete Vorkenntnisse

Students should have successfully completed Introduction to Linguistics I, Introduction to Linguistics II and Language Awareness I.

Students should have a good knowledge of syntax. 

Curriculare Anmeldevoraussetzungen

Introduction to Linguistics I and II 

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 University Press.

James, C. (1998). Errors in Language Learning and Use: Exploring Error Analysis. 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

Prüfungsmethode/n

continuous assessment plus a written exam at the end of the semester

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Topics covered in class and in self-study

We will do a preparation session, and I will provide sample questions after each session (or the students will come up with questions themselves)

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

  1. attendance and participation (applies also to online sessions!)
  2. home assignments (including assignments within the self-study elements of the course)
  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 must pass all (home and self-study) assignments to pass pillar 2
  • 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)