Field Methods for Language Preservation and Revitalization: Documentation and Recording

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: part of LING 183

An examination of planning strategies, protocols and methods of data collection, analysis and organization appropriate for field activities associated with language preservation and revitalization. Focus on: elicitation methodologies; audio recording; digital file management; strategies for community involvement, protocols, ethical and intellectual property issues.


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

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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