551.322 (19S) Early Thesis Forum: Linguistics

Sommersemester 2019

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Erster Termin der LV
12.03.2019 10:00 - 12:00 , N.0.42
Nächster Termin:
28.05.2019 10:00 - 12:00 , N.0.42

Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Early Thesis Forum: Linguistics
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
8.0
Anmeldungen
7 (20 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
12.03.2019
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

The course is designed to provide a first-hand insight into conducting language research from the point of the conception of an idea to the point of completing your work (thesis) and publishing it. The issues we discuss will be applied individually to your research projects. Uponcompletion of the course, students should be able to: 

- demonstrate knowledgeof issues in conducting scientific research; 

- demonstrate a competence inconducting linguistic research; and 

- be fully able to successfully completeyour own projects.

Lehrmethodik

The classes will typically include lectures followed by mini discussions and practical assignments at home.

Inhalt/e

  • Introduction into the course
  • Science in general
  • Posing your task
  • Means of analysis
  • Interpreting the data – quantitative vs. qualitative
  • Presenting your results
  • Scouting and applying for possible publishing venues: conferences, journals, etc.
  • Writing abstracts/proposals for conferences
  • Extracting and developing conference papers from your thesis
  • Winning readers via the ‘blurb’ of your books
  • Revisiting - developing - extrapolating: towards a PhD
  • Applying for grants

Literatur

+ in-class material

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

In-class Assignments and Continuous Assessment 40%. 

Practical Assignment 60%. 

Total 100%.

Prüfungsinhalt/e

1. In-class Assignments will involve discussions and presentations; and 

2. Practical Assignment will relate to applying the class discussions to a homework project.

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

In-class Assignments and Continuous Assessment 40%. 

Practical Assignment 60%. 

Total 100%.

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Masterstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 812, Version: 18W.1)
    • Fach: Linguistics (Wahlfach)
      • 2.7 Early Thesis Forum: Linguistics ( 0.0h AG / 8.0 ECTS)
        • 551.322 Early Thesis Forum: Linguistics (2.0h SE / 8.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Masterstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 812, Version: 11W.1)
    • Fach: Research Design in English & American Studies (Pflichtfach)
      • Research Forum [focussing, amongst others, on issues in Gender Studies] ( 0.0h SE / 8.0 ECTS)
        • 551.322 Early Thesis Forum: Linguistics (2.0h SE / 8.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 551.322 SE Research Forum: Research Design in English and American Culture (2.0h / 8.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 551.322 SE Research Forum: Culture (2.0h / 8.0ECTS)