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(ANTH 470) Language Documentation and Conservation

Introduction to basic principles of linguistics (phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax) in the context of language documentation. Language vitality, methods of language documentation, proper data management principles for language documentation, methods of language conservation.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites ANTH 105
Offered Winter
Programs B.A. Anthropology and Cultural Sustainability, Anthropology Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Think, read, and write critically.
  2. Perform language documentary research and conduct interviews.
  3. Understand basics of language morphology, syntax, phonology, and phonetics.
  4. Apply language documentation, conservation, maintenance, and revitalization methods and practices.
  5. Learn technologies and their applications for language documentation and conservation.
  6. Learn ethics and principles of proper data management practices.