Mosaic in the Kyiv Main Bus Station Hall by Ada Rybachuk and Volodimir Melnychenko

Program of Advanced Training for Academic and Pedagogical Staff (Field of study: 035 Philology)

Autumn 2023
Mosaic in the Kyiv Main Bus Station Hall by Ada Rybachuk and Volodimir Melnychenko
Image: Rasal Hauge via Wikimedia Commons

Usage of Linguistic Corpora in Language Teaching and Language Research

The goal of the program "Usage of Linguistic Corpora in Language Teaching and Language Research" is to study the corpus as the primary modern tool for representing and systematizing linguistic material.

The content of the program includes the examination of corpus resources available for various languages, including Ukrainian, issues of corpus structure and annotation, and tools for working with corpus data. The program emphasizes the potential uses of corpora in contemporary lexicography, linguistic research, and improvement of the teaching of linguistics disciplines. It will also explore the possibilities of visualizing corpus data and the fundamental principles of their interpretation.

Upon successful completion of tasks and the successful defense of the project, participants in the program will receive a certificate that complies with the requirements of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

The training in the program is free of charge.

  • Program Organizer: Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • Languages of Instruction: Ukrainian, English 
  • Learning Format: Online synchronous-asynchronous
  • Training Period: September 18th, 2023 – November 16th, 2023 
  • Program Developer: Dr. Mariia Shvedova (Germany - Ukraine)
  • Workshop ProgramExternal link

Study Load:

  • Lecture: 24 academic hours
  • Practicals: 22 academic hours
  • Self-study: 44 hours
  • ECTS credits: 3

Lecturers:

  • Dr. Maria Shvedova (Germany – Ukraine)
  • Dr. Serhii Fokin (Ukraine)
  • Andriy Rysin (USA – Ukraine)
  • Dr. Olesya Palinska (Germany)
  • Dr. Victor Kuperman (Canada)
  • Dr. Mikhail Kopotev (Finland)

Competencies to be Improved / Acquired:

General:

  • Skills in using modern information technologies in linguistic research and teaching. 
  • Ability to identify, pose, and solve technical tasks at the user level.

Professional:

  • Ability to navigate freely in different types of linguistic corpora.
  • Ability to choose the right type of corpus according to a specific task.
  • Skills in using modern programs for corpus search and processing of obtained corpus data. 
  • Understanding the principles of the operation of such programs.

Important dates:

  • The deadline for applications is August 1st, 2023
  • The decision regarding admission to the Program will be announced by September 1st, 2023

Appilcation form (submission closed)

You can apply hereExternal link

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