Field Methods for Language Preservation and Revitalization: Documentation and Recording

Code: LING 183A
Apply this course towards: Aboriginal Language Revitalization

Course description

This course is an examination of planning strategies, protocols and methods of data collection, analysis and organization appropriate for field activities associated with language preservation and revitalization. The focus is on:

  • elicitation methodologies
  • audio recording
  • digital file management
  • strategies for community involvement
  • protocols
  • ethical and intellectual property issues

Formerly part of LING 183. Credit will only be granted for one of LING 183A or LING 183.

How to register

Courses within the Certificate in Aboriginal Language Revitalization program are offered within community partnerships, on campus in Victoria or at the En’owkin Centre in Penticton. Registration is done solely through the department. Please contact the Program Coordinator for upcoming offerings, locations and registration forms at or 250-721-8504.