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Title: Documenting and Revitalizing Austronesian Languages
Edited By: D. Victoria Rau
Margaret Florey
URL: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/ldc/sp01/
Series Title: Language Documentation & Conservation Special Publication No. 1
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: Documenting and revitalizing Austronesian languages
Margaret Florey

Part I. International Capacity Building Initiatives

Chapter 2. The language documentation and conservation initiative at the
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Kenneth L. Rehg

Chapter 3. Training for language documentation: Experiences at the School
of Oriental and African Studies
Peter K. Austin

Chapter 4. SIL International and endangered Austronesian languages
J. Stephen Quakenbush

Part II. Documentation and Revitalization Activities

Chapter 5. Local autonomy, local capacity building and support for minority
languages: Field experiences from Indonesia
I Wayan Arka

Chapter 6. Documenting and revitalizing Kavalan
Fuhui Hsieh and Shuanfan Huang

Chapter 7. E-learning in endangered language documentation and revitalization
D. Victoria Rau and Meng-Chien Yang

Chapter 8. Indigenous language–informed participatory policy in Taiwan: A
socio-political perspective
Yih-Ren Lin, Lahwy Icyeh, and Da-Wei Kuan (Daya)

Chapter 9. Teaching and learning an endangered Austronesian language in Taiwan
D. Victoria Rau, Hui-Huan Chang, Yin-Sheng Tai, Zhen-Yi Yang, Yi-Hui Lin,
Chia-Chi Yang, and Maa-Neu Dong

Part III. Computational Methods and Tools for Language Documentation

Chapter 10. WeSay, a tool for engaging communities in dictionary building
Eric Albright and John Hatton

Chapter 11. On designing the Formosan multimedia word dictionaries by a
participatory process
Meng-Chien Yang, Hsin-Ta Chou, Huey-Shiuan Guo, and Gia-Pyng Chen

Chapter 12. Annotating texts for language documentation with Discourse
Profiler's metatagging system
Phil Quick

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: University of Hawai‘i Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Discipline of Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9780824833091
Pages: 245