LINGS301-23B (HAM)

Research Apprenticeship

15 Points

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The University of Waikato
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Division of Arts Law Psychology & Social Sciences
School of Arts Office
General and Applied Linguistics

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What this paper is about

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This paper provides students with an opportunity to pursue an extended research project, in a subdiscipline of linguistics. The paper is particularly recommended for those considering postgraduate study in any Arts or Social Science subject. In 2023, students will participate in a collaborative comparative/historical linguistics project, guided by the lecturer.

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How this paper will be taught

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This paper will be taught in two cohorts. Students are expected to meet each week with the lecturer, as well as communicating independently with their group.

Students are expected to prepare for and attend all research meetings either in person or on Zoom. Sessions will be held at a regular time when all students participating in the project are able to attend. Ideally, one cohort will meet at the scheduled time (Monday 10 am) and the second cohort will meet at a negotiated time.

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Required Readings

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Students will be guided to conduct secondary library research to locate relevant information for their projects.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Communicate research in a written format, employing disciplinary conventions
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  • Communicate research orally to an audience of peers and whanau
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  • Engage with ethical issues relevant to the discipline
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  • Formulate a research question and identify an appropriate methodology to address the research question
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  • Formulate/adapt a research instrument and use this to collect relevant data
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  • Identify and employ a specific frame to analyse or interpret data
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How you will be assessed

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Research Plan
21 Jul 2023
No set time
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Individual Data Sharing
7 Aug 2023
No set time
10
  • Presentation: In Class
3. Individual Data Sharing
4 Sep 2023
No set time
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Collaborative Analysis
25 Sep 2023
No set time
10
  • Presentation: In Class
5. Group Oral Presentation
16 Oct 2023
No set time
20
  • Presentation: In Class
6. Individual Project Report
27 Oct 2023
No set time
40
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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