The Schedule for the 2014 Institute will involve Four-Day workshops (lasting 6 hours total; two series of these, one in Week 1 and the second in Week 2).

 and Two-Hour Workshops (lasting two hours total; occurring on two days, and are scheduled on two days, Friday, June 20 and Monday June 23). The scheduling for the different workshops and other events is online here. A call for proposals is online here.

 

Four-Day Workshop Topics (by Area)

 

Basics

 

Intro to Linguistics 1, 2

Essential concepts of linguistic structure

Intro to Linguistics 2

Essential concepts of linguistic structure

Orthography

The process of designing a writing system

Lexicography

Principles; Dictionary creation; specialized software

Transcription

Theory and practice: phonetic, discourse and other systems

Grantwriting

Structuring a proposal and making a convincing case

 

 

Technology (Basic Tech Use; Annotation, Data Management Software)

Audio 1

Basic techniques in recording and post-processing

Audio 2

Adv. techniques in recording and post-processing

Video 1

Basic techniques in recording and post-processing

Video 2

Adv. techniques in recording and post-processing

FLEx 1

Basic use of lexicography and text analysis software

FLEx 2

Adv. use of lexicography and text analysis software

Data Management and Archiving: Beginning and Intermediate Level

Metadata; workflow; process and current tools; archives; corpus creation; mobilization

Principles of Database Design

Design and use of a database management system (DBMS)

ELAN 1

Basic methods in aligning texts to video and audio

ELAN 2

Adv. methods in aligning texts to video and audio

Miromaa

Software for language programs

GIS for Indigenous Language Projects

Using Geographic Information Systems tools for Indigenous language projects

 

 

Community Language Work

 

Life in communities

Ethical, practical, and interpersonal aspects of research

Blurring the lines

Skills for collaborative community-based research

Language activism

Outreach skills for the promotion of linguistic diversity

Survey Methods

Design and Design and use of language vitality and attitudes surveys

Community Language Archives

***need description

 

 

Applications

 

Pedagogical grammar

Making grammatical analysis accessible to lang. learners

Pedagogical phonetics

Making phonetic analysis accessible to lang. learners

Interdisciplinary course (TBD)

Possible topics for this workshop include ethnomusicology; ethnobotany; or ethnoastronomy. Selection to be determined.

Master-Apprentice Adult Immersion

Developing this one-on-one approach to adult language learning/teaching with fluent elders of indigenous languages

Teaching Methods for Indigenous Languages

Methods and approaches for teaching indigenous languages

Teaching Materials for Indigenous Languages

Developing curriculum and assessment techniques for indigenous language classrooms

 

 

Two-hour Workshops

 

TBA