Elective final seminar I

Credit points: 6
Contact hours: 30
Type: S

Instructors

dr. Andrea Leskovec, Associate Professor
dr. David Limon, Full Professor
dr. Donald Reindl, Assistant Professor
dr. Tanja Žigon, Assistant Professor
dr. Marija Zlatnar Moe, Assistant Professor

Course Description

Objectives and competences

  • the ability to distinguish between various methodological approaches in in translation studies and  applied linguistics;
  • the ability to transfer theoretical to individual research work;
  • the ability to understand and evaluate theoretical principles, as well as to transfer them into practice;
  • the ability to identify and solve problems which arise in the research process;
  • the ability to work individually with information technology;
  • to develop spoken and written academic communication and argumentation

Content (syllabus outline)

At the beginning of the course various teachers, i.e., assistant professors, associate professors, full professors (at least one for each language and one for general content) present their own seminar topics. After the presentations, students select one seminar topic. The seminar topic is then discussed in more detail within the group of students who select have selected the topic in question. In addition, research methodology used for seminar work is discussed. Students then design and carry out their study and compose their seminar paper.

Readings

Each teacher will present the readings according to the content of each seminar at the beginning of the year in his or her presentation of the seminar topic. There will be no more than five items on each list. 

Prerequisites

Enrollment in the third academic year of Interlingual Communication.

Assessment

Continuous assessment of written assignments. Grade: pass or not pass.

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Andrea Leskovec

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David Limon

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Donald Reindl

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Tanja Žigon

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Marija Zlatnar Moe