Activities

Date:2011.02.18[Fri]- 02.24[Thu]

Past Projects / DocLing
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DocLing 2011

Posted:2011.02.10

This workshop is an opportunity for field linguistic researchers to receive basic training in language documentation research. The following topics are planned to be covered this year:

  • What is “Language Documentation”?
  • How to improve the quality of recording audio and video data (settings of recording devices, etc.)
  • How to take photos for language documentation
  • Get acquainted with the software applications for processing recorded data
  • Metadata and meta-documentation
  • Ethical issues in language documentation
  • Group work of language documentation

Date/Time

18 (Fri.)–24 (Thu.), February 2011, 10:00–17:00

Venue

Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Staff

  • Peter Austin (SOAS, University of London)
  • David Nathan (SOAS, University of London)
  • Anthony Jukes (La Trobe University)
  • Hideo Sawada (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Program

10:00-11:20 11:40-13:00 14:00-15:20 15:40-17:00
2/18 (FRI) Meet students and explain overall structure Check students’ computers
2/19 (SAT) Documentation (Lecture) Audio & Video (Lecture) Audio (Practice) Project planning, make groups
2/20 (SUN) Counseling for individual students by Japanese staff Counseling for individual students by Japanese staff
2/21 (MON) Data management (Lecture) Software & multimedia (Lecture) Work with consultants Work with consultants
2/22 (TUE) Metadata & meta-documentation (Lecture) Photography(Lecture) Work with consultants Work with consultants
2/23 (WED) Toolbox/Transcriber(Lecture) Fieldwork (Lecture) Project work Project work
2/24 (THU) Ethics (Lecture) Archiving (Lecture) Project demonstrations Discussion & feedback

*The modified parts are indicated in red. (2011-02-10)

Information for Participants

  • DocLing2011 will provide introductory training, and previous knowledge or experience in language documentation research is not required. Participants in the previous DocLing workshops are also welcome.
  • Previous experience in field work is not necessarily required. Researchers who are planning to start field work are also encouraged to participate.
  • Participants are expected to attend the whole program (a certificate of completion will be issued at the end of the workshop). If you have any questions, please contact us (lingdy-office@aacore.net) for more information.
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