Issues in Linguistics

Course Information
TitleΘέματα στη Γλωσσολογία / Issues in Linguistics
CodeΓλ 521
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600004007

Programme of Study: PROGRAMMA METAPTYCΗIAKŌN SPOUDŌN 2016-2017

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GlōssologíaElective CoursesWinter/Spring-7.5

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
600072453
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes include: - In-depth examination of specific issues in theoretical linguistics - Practice in problem solving - Awareness and evaluation of different models aiming to account for the same phenomenon
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course focuses on the in-depth and rigorous exploration of specific topics within theoretical linguistics. Areas under investigation include, but are not limited to, any aspect of phonology, morphology, syntax or semantics. Students are exposed to the use of various theoretical models or frameworks and, through their application to the topics in question, are invited to assess the implications to linguistic theory in general. A primary objective of the course is the enhancement of analytical skills, crucial to the construction and development of theoretical argumentation, such as pattern-identification, problem solving and formal reasoning.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures782.8
Written assigments128.24.7
Total206.27.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
07-04-2016