Field Methods for Language Preservation and Revitalization: Project Development

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: part of 183

An examination of project planning and development appropriate for field activities associated with language preservation and revitalization. Topics include interview and language-data recording methods, language documentation and database development, building an archive, approaches to sharing information, media production, publishing and media production models. Strategies for community involvement, project planning, protocols and ethical intellectual property issues are implemented through projects.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LING 183B, LING 183.


  • Admission to BEd or Diploma program in Indigenous Language Revitalization or admission to Certificate program in Aboriginal Language Revitalization; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Linguistics offered by the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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