course-details-portlet

SPRÅK3300 - Language and Cognition

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

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

Course content

This course is an introduction to the study of human language processing, language acquisition, and developmental or acquired language disorders. Students will become familiar with the main theories, methods, and results in contemporary psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics. Instruction will build on recent evidence from recent research on specific languages of interest (e.g., English and Norwegian), as on diverse populations, such as multilingual speakers, atypically developing individuals, and neurological patients.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course

- are familiar with the main theories, methods and results in psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics.

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course

- understand and correctly define and apply basic concepts used in psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics;

- understand and can clearly formulate basic research questions in these fields;

- can apply knowledge about cognitive aspects of language in professional contexts, such as teaching or language counselling.

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course

- are able to read and summarize a research paper on language and cognition;

- are able to critically assess theories and research results;

- are able to critically assess the relevance and applicability of specific empirical methods to given research questions.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and 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.

The required readings are in English and classes will be taught in English. Students admitted to an English program shall, as a general rule, do the obligatory assignments in English. Students admitted to a Norwegian/Scandinavian studies program shall, as a general rule, do the obligatory assignments in Norwegian.

Obligatory assignment(s):

Oral presentation of a research paper or book chapter in groups (2-4 students) at the weekly seminar.

Compulsory assignments

  • Oral presentation of a research paper

Further on evaluation

The course is assessed by a written home examination (7 days, of approx. 2500-3000 words).

Students admitted to an English program shall, as a general rule, answer the exam in English. Students admitted to a Norwegian/Scandinavian studies program shall, as a general rule, answer the exam in Norwegian.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ENG3122 7.5 AUTUMN 2016
More on the course

No

Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English Language
  • English
  • English Linguistics
  • Linguistics
  • Scandinavian Language and Literature
  • Scandinavian Linguistics
  • Language Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100

Release
2022-11-28

Submission
2022-12-05


09:00


12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.
Examination

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

More on examinations at NTNU