552.320 (17S) Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Writing Assessment and Learner Corpora

Sommersemester 2017

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02.03.2017 08:00 - 10:00 , N.0.27
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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Writing Assessment and Learner Corpora
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
7.0
Anmeldungen
34 (28 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
09.03.2017
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

This practically oriented course is aimed at providing an insight into the complicated process of assessing writing performance. Within the course we will look at how writing tasks are set up, what are the common problems of assessing them, and which criteria can be identified as influencing judgments and ratings. In the later stages the more practical details of how to use learner corpora to assist in the assessment process. 

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to: 

- demonstrate knowledge of assessing writing performance;

 - demonstrate a practical competence in setting up and assessing writing; 

- demonstrate a better knowledge of the general theoretical problems behind assessing writing; and

- demonstrate a proficiency in using learner corpora.

Lehrmethodik

The classes will typically include lectures followed by mini discussions and practical assignments in class.

Inhalt/e

  • Introduction to assessing writing
  • Core problems of assessing writing
  • Grammatical description
  • Non-norm adequate features
  • Norm adequate features
  • Agreement in judgment
  • Creating a learner corpus
  •  Tagging a learner corpus
  •   Learner corpora and assessment

Literatur

Material in class.

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

Practical Task 1 30 pts. Practical Task 2 35 pts. Practical Task 3 (seminar paper) 35 pts. Total 100 pts.

Prüfungsinhalt/e

1. Practical Task 1: setting up a writing task; (must)

2. Practical Task 2: non-norm adequate features and assessment; and (must)

2. Practical Task 3 (seminar paper): reaserch project involving learner corpora. (must)

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

Practical Task 1. 

Practical Task 2. 

Practical Task 3 (seminar paper).

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 2.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Applied Linguistics (Pflichtfach)
        • Empirical Research in Second Language Acquisition ( 2.0h SE / 5.0 ECTS)
          • 552.320 Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Writing Assessment and Learner Corpora (2.0h SE / 5.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Linguistisch ausgerichtetes Wahlfach (Wahlfach)
      • Issues in Second Language Acquisition ( 0.0h SE / 6.0 ECTS)
        • 552.320 Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Writing Assessment and Learner Corpora (2.0h SE / 6.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 4., 5. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Freie Kombination (Wahlfach)
      • Freie Kombination ( 0.0h SE / 12.0 ECTS)
        • 552.320 Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Writing Assessment and Learner Corpora (2.0h SE / 7.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Second Language Acquisition and Language Instruction (Wahlfach)
      • Issues in Second Language Acquisition ( 2.0h SE / 7.0 ECTS)
        • 552.320 Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Writing Assessment and Learner Corpora (2.0h SE / 7.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Freie Kombination (Wahlfach)
      • Freie Kombination ( 0.0h XX / 11.0 ECTS)
        • 552.320 Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Writing Assessment and Learner Corpora (2.0h SE / 7.0 ECTS)

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