SPRÅK3100 - Sociolinguistic theory

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

The course deals with sociolinguistic theory and methods. The content may focus on the historical development of the discipline as well as more recent directions and approaches. Insight into theoretical and methodological aspects within Sociolinguistics will enable students to pursue an academically well-grounded and up-to-date master's thesis project in this discipline.

Learning outcome

Candidates who have passed this course
- have knowledge of the fundamental questions in sociolinguistic theory
- have in-depth knowledge of selected theoretical issues in Sociolinguistics
- have knowledge of methods used in Sociolinguistics
- are able to give an informative and independent discussion of a specified problem within the chosen area of study
- are able to combine and process academic material and elaborate an academic presentation

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars. Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly. Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Classes will be taught in English and/or Norwegian. Students admitted to an English program shall, as a rule, do the obligatory assignments in English. Students admitted to a Norwegian/Scandinavian studies program shall, as a rule, do the obligatory assignments in Norwegian.

Compulsory assignments

  • A written or oral exercise

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Home exam, 7 days, 2500-3000 words.

Students admitted to an English program should answer the exam in English.
Students admitted to a Norwegian/Scandinavian studies program should answer the exam in Norwegian.

Information about which dictionaries students are allowed to consult during the exam will be available in the reading list for English at the beginning of the semester.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be available at the beginning of the semester.

Timetable

Detailed timetable

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release
2017-11-24

Submission
2017-12-01

Spring ORD Home examination 100/100
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.