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Walter G Andrews
NEAR E 496
Seattle Campus

Special Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Civilization

Offered occasionally by visitors or resident faculty. Content varies.

Class description

This is a special course offered in Ankara Turkey for students with expertise in Ottoman Turkish and an interest in the editing, transcription, and analysis of original Ottoman texts. The instruction will be done by Stacy Waters from CARTAH and will cover web tools, technology, and theory for the preservation, access, and study of Ottoman texts developed by the Ottoman Texts Archive Project.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Minimal lecture. Hands-on work with compter-based web tools. Afternoon lectures by noted Turkish scholars

Recommended preparation

Previous work with Ottoman texts.

Class assignments and grading

The production of of sample texts.

Interest, participation, completion of assigned work.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Walter G Andrews
Date: 02/15/2006