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Psycholinguïstiek

Vak
2019-2020

Admission requirements

None. Students who are not enrolled in the BA Linguistics should first contact the coordinator of studies, Else van Dijk. Self-enrollment for this course is not allowed.

Description

This course provides a basic overview in subjects and methods of psycholinguistic research. The main aim of the course is to provide an introduction to core areas of psycholinguistics: lexicon, sentence structure, production and perception, as well as language and biology.

Course objectives

  • Students gain insights into the most important problems and concepts of language production and language comprehension.

  • Students become familiar with the most relevant psycholinguistic theories and models of language production and language comprehension.

  • Students are introduced to the most important psycholinguistic research methods for language production and language comprehension.

Timetable

Linguistics (BA)

Mode of instruction

Lectures

Course load

  • Total time: 140 hours (5 EC) of which:

  • Classes: (4 h a week x 7 weeks =) 28 h

  • Two exams (mid-term & final): 2 h each

  • Reading compulsory literature: 108 h

Assessment method

Assessment

Two written exams with closed questions (multiple choice). Both exams count for 50% towards the final grade and both exams need to be sufficient.

Both exams can be resat during the official resit.

Inspection and feedback

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used for:

  • General announcements

  • PowerPoint lecture material

  • Exercises

  • Any additional literature – within the copyright limits

Reading list

Trevor A. Harley (2014), The Psychology of Language. From Data to Theory (4th edition), Hove and New York: Psychology Press.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

Students – not registered as students BA Linguistics – whou would like to enrol in this course should first contact the coordinator of studies, Else van Dijk.

General information about uSis is available on this website

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Registration Studeren à la carte
Registration Contractonderwijs

Contact

For questions with regard to the content, one should contact the lecturers: Niels Schiller and Dr. J. Witteman.

Education Administration Office van Wijkplaats

E-mail address Education Administration Office van Wijkplaats: osz-oa-wijkplaats@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Coordinator of Studies

Remarks

Participation in the course is not obligatory for the examination, but is highly recommended.