Lecture: Semiotic and textual spaces - focus on Australia
|Kod Erasmus / ISCED:||
(0231) Języki obce
|Nazwa przedmiotu:||Lecture: Semiotic and textual spaces - focus on Australia|
|Jednostka:||Katedra Filologii Angielskiej|
|Punkty ECTS i inne:||
3.00 (zmienne w czasie)
Interest in semiotics and texts. Interest in Australia.
|Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:||
8 ECTS (200h)
10+10 Contact hours
50+50 reading assignments and viewing lectures on YouTube
40+40 exercises and worksheets, and preparation for the final test
|Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:||
K_W01, The graduate has in-depth knowledge of the language/ languages of a given cultural area as well as its/ their origin and development
K_W04, The graduate has in-depth knowledge of languages for special purposes
K_W06, The graduate has in-depth knowledge of linguistics.
K_W13 The graduate has in-depth knowledge of selected language issues in the comparative, contrastive, and intercultural aspects.
|Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:||
K_U19, The graduate understands longer utterances and lectures on topics related to their field of study. The graduate understands speakers communicating in the language/ languages of a given cultural area (for example, during national and international meetings and classes taught as a part of international exchange programmes).
|Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:||
|Metody dydaktyczne podające:||
- wykład informacyjny (konwencjonalny)
The aim of the lecture Semiotics and Textual Spaces: Focus on Australia is an extensive exploration into such areas as the Conceptual Universe of Aboriginal Australians, the rise of Australia after settlement (1788) and Identity Construction of Anglo-Australians along with Australian English and Australian Literature in English and Visual Arts.
The aim of the lecture Semiotics and Textual Spaces: Focus on Australia is an extensive exploration into such areas as the Conceptual Universe of Aboriginal Australians, the rise of Australia after settlement (1788) and Identity Construction of Anglo-Australians along with Australian English and Australian Literature in English and Visual Arts. More spacifucally, the lecture aims to present and provide a constellation of reference points within philological disciplines on a number of levels: semiotic (semiotic sign and codes), systemic organization of language and its function in meaning construction, also in the inter-subjective space), meaning construction within the scope of cognitive processes, particularly focusing on the domain of textual processing. In terms of procedural knowledge, it assumed that the lecture will lead participants towards analytical skills aimed at semiotic spaces, including textual spaces (to be explored within the cognitive-functional linguistic framework). Moreover, at a later stage, another shift is envisaged: from analytical awareness and interpretive skills - towards creative experimentation with meaning construction, also in the interdisciplinary and
Handouts prepared by the lecturer based on work of leading scholars in semiotics, linguistics, philosophy, literary theory, etc. The recent monograph by the lecturer: Analog-based modelling of meaning representations in English (2006) and selected papers: Metaphor as a dynamic asymmetry (2008, Myśl ucieleśniona i myśl imaginacyjna (2008), Terra Australis Incognita (2010). Also (in preparation) “Constructing Conceptual Universe in Aboriginal Australia”. Cognitive Stylistics and Metarepresentation.
|Metody i kryteria oceniania:||
The final test on declarative knowledge and procedures of analysis and explanation (50%)
An analytical assignment on a selected topic. A reading assignment (and/or an assignment for viewing a YouTube lecture) of a few short texts (to be submitted in the form of a 2-3 page summary (30%).
Very good – 91-100% (5.0)
Good plus – 86-90% (4+)
Good – 76-85% (4.0)
Satisfactory plus – 70-75% (3+)
Satisfactory – 60-69% (3.0)
Fail – 0-59% (2)
Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2018/19" (zakończony)
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu.