Undergraduate Course: Advanced Topics in Phonetics: Speech Production and Perception (Honours) (LASC10058)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course will introduce students to theories of representations and processes in speech production and perception, along with supporting experimental evidence from classic and more recent journal articles. Some of the questions addressed are the nature of phonological representations used in speech production planning and perception, how articulations are controlled and coordinated, how articulatory patterns map onto acoustics, and how the acoustic signal is decoded into mental representations.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Linguistics/Language Sciences courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2015/16, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Completion of weekly reading reports (5%); Assignment 1 (25%); Assignment 2 (25%); exam or project (45%).
|No Exam Information
| Students will learn:
- theories of representation and processes in speech production and perception;
- a range of experimental techniques that can be used to test these theories;
- how to interpret, evaluate, and summarise experimental findings in the literature;
- relevant steps and techniques involved in designing, running, analysing, and writing about a phonetic experiment, either in speech production or perception.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Teaching Contact Time: 9 weeks out of 11 at 3 hours/week = 27 hours
|Course organiser||Prof Alice Turk
Tel: (0131 6)50 3483
|Course secretary||Miss Samantha Bell
Tel: (0131 6)50 3602
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