INTRODUCTION TO THE LINGUISTIC RESEARCH PAPER

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΓΛΩΣΣΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΙΚΗ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑ / INTRODUCTION TO THE LINGUISTIC RESEARCH PAPER
CodeΓλ5-300
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600007145

Programme of Study: 2018-2019

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600139541
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
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
By the end of the course students should be able to: • research a topic using the departmental library and academic online journals effectively • critically evaluate sources • develop an argument, avoid plagiarism, quote and paraphrase sources, provide their own bibliography page • integrate, reference and evaluate sources effectively using the APA referencing system • produce a typed, well-organized, coherent, properly formatted academic paper • manage their time effectively and respect deadlines • cultivate their own creative thinking and writing ability
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course surveys research methods and designs for projects in linguistics. Students are exposed to the fundamental concepts of a research process and aspects of scholarly writing. Some of the topics covered in the course are the following: a) using the library’s catalogue, b) evaluating and assessing the relevance of sources (note-taking), c) types of APA papers (literature review, experimental studies), d) APA stylistics, e) research methods (interviews, questionnaires, etc.), f) the structure of a linguistics term paper, g) data analysis, h) paraphrasing, quoting, summarising, i) avoiding plagiarism, etc. By the end of the semester, students are expected to:  have acquired all the necessary skills to make a sound linguistic argument,  smoothly integrate sources in their writing, following the APA style,  produce a well-organised and structured research paper.
Keywords
research, academic writing, linguistics, APA,
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Computer lab of the Faculty of Philosophy: in-class activities. E-learning: a) uploading the material of the course and the powerpoint presentations, videos, relevant URL sites, b) student work sent through 'Assignment'
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301.2
Laboratory Work150.6
Reading Assigment251
Project200.8
Written assigments602.4
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
Evaluation will be based on in-class performance, one in-class presentation and the successful completion of two research projects: one short (1.500 words) and one longer paper (3.000 words).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral presentation (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Writing with a purpose, J. F. Trimmer (PE 1408 .T695 1998) Writing Research Papers (9th ed.), J. D. Lester, (LB 2369 .L4 1999) How to write essays, dissertations and theses in literary studies, N. Fabb & A. Durant, (PE 1479 .C7F33 1993)
Last Update
04-02-2020