Field Methods for Language Preservation and Revitalization: Project Development

Code: LING 183B
Apply this course towards: Indigenous Language Revitalization

Course description

This course is an examination of project planning and development appropriate for field activities associated with language preservation and revitalization. Topics include:

  • interview and language-data recording methods
  • language documentation and database development
  • building an archive
  • approaches to sharing information
  • media production
  • publishing and media production models.

Strategies for community involvement, project planning, protocols and ethical intellectual property issues are implemented through projects.

Formerly part of LING 183. Credit will only be given for one of LING 183B or LING 183.

How to register

Courses within the Certificate in Indigenous Language Revitalization are currently only offered within community and college partnerships. The occasional course is offered on campus and at the En’owkin Center in Penticton. To be added to the interest list please contact the Program Coordinator for more information at cilr@uvic.ca or 250-721-8504