Lane 424 - IA-2012- Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar

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Lane 424 - IA-2012- Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar

  1. 1. STARTING ON THE RIGHT FOOT 1 By: http://SBANJAR.kau.edu.sa/Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar http://wwwdrshadiabanjar.blogspot.com 01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 1
  2. 2. http://ilovecharts.tumblr.com/post/4365348725/the-field-of-linguistics-explained-i-lovehttp://ilovecharts.tumblr.com/post/4365348725/the-field-of-linguistics-explained-i-love 01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 2
  3. 3. http://cascadillapress.blogspot.com/2011/03/fields-of-linguistics-poster.html 01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 3
  4. 4. INTRODUCTION :STARTING ON THE RIGHT FOOT CHOOSING AN AREA GETTING ORGANIZED USING RESOURCES BEING A RESEARCHER SETTING UP DATA-BASED RESEARCH BEING WISE01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 4
  5. 5. CHOOSING AN AREA • what can be researched? • What shall I write about? • What makes a good projects? • Whom shall I consult? • What am I expected to do?01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 5
  6. 6. GETTING ORGANIZED •HOW DO I ORGANIZE MY TIME? •MAKING A PLAN • HOW TO READ AND HOW TO MAKE NOTES01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 6
  7. 7. USING RESOURCES• Where to look in libraries• Which libraries to use• Buying books• Journals and how to use them• Using people• Databases• Using dictionaries and glossaries01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 7
  8. 8. BEING A RESEARCHER •What research looks like •Using theory •Theory-only project •Setting up data-based research •Making sure you know enough •Getting subjects and informants •Accessing and using equipment01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 8
  9. 9. • Safety and ethics• Reducing the risk of it going wrong• Ending up with manageable results• Handling data and knowing how to interpret your results• Drawing conclusions• Writing up• Avoiding plagiarisms01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 9
  10. 10. BEING WISE • Obey the house-rules for presentation, word-counting and deadlines •Label your work •Use a word-processor •Arrange your data01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 10
  11. 11. 01/10/2011 Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar 11

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