Course Details and Schedule

This series of lunchtime modules gives you an introduction to the use of the corpus in linguistic research. In this session we take a look at corpus creation and discuss of core concepts such as representativity, sampling, annotation, and text encoding.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • representativity
  • sampling
  • annotation
  • text encoding
Course information
Intended audience Anybody interested in evidence-based language study.
Prior knowledge Knowledge of basic concepts and research methods in linguistics or a related discipline.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Various, focus on web-based resources where available.
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? Other modules in the series

Taught using: N/A

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.