Target group: Intermediate-level students of English Philology
Person responsible: Marjukka Käsmä (FM)
ECTS Credits: 5 ECTS credits / 135 hours of work
Language of instruction: English
Learning outcomes: Upon completion the student should be able to:
Contents: The overview of research approaches will focus on, e.g. linguistic fieldwork, basic statistics for language, ethnography, ethnomethodology, conversation analysis, different types of discourse analysis and action research. Various methods for collecting and analyzing data will be dealt with.
Mode of delivery: Class sessions; collaborative work in groups and online; independent study
Learning activities and teaching methods: Variable learning activities and teaching methods following a problem-based approach; work on key readings through lectures, workshops and study circles
Prerequisites: Basic studies in English Philology recommended.
Recommended optional programme components: The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.
Recommended or required reading: To be agreed with the course teacher
Assessment methods and criteria: Active participation and course assignments. A detailed description of the assessment criteria will be available in the course workspace online.
Grading: The course utilises a numerical grading scale (1–5). In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail
Other information: The course is compulsory in the Intermediate Studies of English Philology.