LINGUIST List 30.1514

Fri Apr 05 2019

Summer Schools: DCAL Research Skills Summer School: The language of deaf people/United Kingdom

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Date: 05-Apr-2019
From: Gabrielle Hodge <>
Subject: DCAL Research Skills Summer School: The language of deaf people/United Kingdom
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Host Institution: University College London

Dates: 08-Jul-2019 - 11-Jul-2019
Location: London, United Kingdom

Focus: This summer school will examine linguistic, psycholinguistic and neuroscience approaches to the research area of language of deaf people.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

We have assembled leading deaf and hearing academics in the field who will provide training on a variety of topics relating to language and cognition of deaf people focussing on research methods, data collection and analysis techniques for the following topics:

- fieldwork with deaf communities and sign languages
- creating and using video and annotation software
- linguistic analysis of video-recorded language data with ELAN
- corpus approaches
- neuroimaging and psycholinguistic methods to study language processing, language acquisition, reading in deaf people with a range of language experiences, including atypical signers (e.g. developmental disorders, stroke, dementia and autism)

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                      Discipline of Linguistics
                      Language Acquisition

Registration: 05-Apr-2019 to 31-May-2019
Contact Person: Robert Adam

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Please direct all enquiries to Dr. Robert Adam. The course can be booked and paid for online.

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