THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
Discourse Analysis/Conversation Analysis (P02413)
This course is in specific qualitative techniques for the analysis of speech in interaction.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 10 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course students will:
Have an understanding of the theoretical perspectives on speech as a basic form of social interaction
Have acquired the skills for the collection of naturally occurring speech data
and the skills for processing such data.
Have learned how to analyze the formal properties of speech in interaction, as well as the content of speech
Have acquired the skills for concrete speech analyses
Have acquired the understanding required by the integration of analytical results in broader theoretical frames.
Have produced a research report based on their own speech data collection, processing, and analysis
Practical exercises which students will work through during the course will build towards the final assessment in the forms of a written research report.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Mrs Sue Grant
Dr Alex Preda
School Website : http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/