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LING 4329 Research Methods in Linguistics (Spring: 1 or 3 )

Course Description

Methods for designing experiments and research questions and looking at the very different kinds of research approaches possible in linguistics: Qualitative vs. quantitative research; language attitudes; experiment design; questionnaires and working with informants; p-values and statistical checks; statistical modelling (Bayes, VARBRUL, etc.); corpus linguistics (WordSmith, AntConc, etc.); phylogenetic modelling, and handling ‘big data’.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Rebecca A.B. Colleran

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17