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Sharon Hargus
LING 580
Seattle Campus

Problems in Linguistics

Advanced study in current theories of syntax, semantics, phonology, or morphology. Can be repeated for credit.

Class description

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

Recommended preparation

graduate student status

Class assignments and grading

short papers

quality of written work; participation in discussion


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.
Last Update by Sharon Hargus
Date: 12/04/2013