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Pedagogy Lecture: Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)

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January 26, 2024
3:55PM - 5:30PM
Oxley 103

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2024-01-26 15:55:00 2024-01-26 17:30:00 Pedagogy Lecture: Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto) Mentoring Culture in Linguistics: Secrets from Sali’s Socio Lab ‘Bible’In this presentation, I will provide an overview of the methods and practices of my research lab. The type of research I do cannot be accomplished without teamwork from start to finish — tenacious fieldworkers, administrative support, organizational and technical skills, and teaching/research excellence. It is the ideal training ground for students, not only those with aspirations in linguistics, but in all areas of arts and science where inquiry-based study builds transferrable skills of communication, numeracy, problem-solving and working in a team. In my experience, eager undergraduates and serious graduate students working together are the ideal situation. However, managing the different levels of student knowledge and developing the requisite stages of research acumen requires considerable hands-on attention. How do I/we manage it all? I will share the secrets of my Socio Lab Bible with you from documentation to implementation, beginning students to post-docs. How does a multi-level team advance from listening to learning, from observation to analysis, from documentation to explanation? My overarching goal is to support the intrepid journey required of evidence-based inquiry, both in the complex territory outside the university and within Accommodation statement: If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Dan Parker (parker.1758@osu.edu). In general, requests made two weeks before the event will allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.  Oxley 103 Department of Linguistics linguistics@osu.edu America/New_York public

Mentoring Culture in Linguistics: Secrets from Sali’s Socio Lab ‘Bible’

In this presentation, I will provide an overview of the methods and practices of my research lab. The type of research I do cannot be accomplished without teamwork from start to finish — tenacious fieldworkers, administrative support, organizational and technical skills, and teaching/research excellence. It is the ideal training ground for students, not only those with aspirations in linguistics, but in all areas of arts and science where inquiry-based study builds transferrable skills of communication, numeracy, problem-solving and working in a team. In my experience, eager undergraduates and serious graduate students working together are the ideal situation. However, managing the different levels of student knowledge and developing the requisite stages of research acumen requires considerable hands-on attention. How do I/we manage it all? I will share the secrets of my Socio Lab Bible with you from documentation to implementation, beginning students to post-docs. How does a multi-level team advance from listening to learning, from observation to analysis, from documentation to explanation? My overarching goal is to support the intrepid journey required of evidence-based inquiry, both in the complex territory outside the university and within

 

Accommodation statement: If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Dan Parker (parker.1758@osu.edu). In general, requests made two weeks before the event will allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. 

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