Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.
This class provides a survey of some of the methodological issues involved in doing fieldwork, one of the primary ways in which linguists obtain data.
Student learning goals
skills required for success in linguistic fieldwork
logistical considerations for success in linguistic fieldwork
General method of instruction
discussion of readings
graduate student status
Class assignments and grading
quality of written work; participation in discussion