Discourse Analysis

COM/LING 470 & BIS 410

Analyzing Discourse

Here is the study guide for Week 9. Here are the slides for Day 1. WEEK 9 Key concepts: Differences between CDA & CL Tools for analysis in CDA & … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment


This assignment will be a collaborative presentation of your group’s work via a shared website in the form of a ‘re-presentation’ of the topic of focus. This will be the … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment


The analysis assignment will provide you with an opportunity to apply your understanding of discourse theory and method to your interpretation of the corpus in light of your research focus. … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Organizing Discourse

Here is the study guide for Week 8. WEEK 8 Key concepts: Narrative Genre Mythos (plot) Narrative structure: ‘personal experience narrative’, ‘story grammar’, ‘setting’, ‘disruption’ Narrative identity Narrative as establishing … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Social Positioning

Here is the study guide for week 7. WEEK 7 Key concepts: Participants in visual discourse: interactive & represented   Gaze: demand & offer   Size of frame and social … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Extra Credit

Extra Credit: Data Collection & Survey Research           10 + 10 = 20 points There will be two extra credit opportunities in this course: another round of data collection, and … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment


Here is the full assignment description for the Coding assignment. Coding    (20 + 20 = 40 points) In this assignment we will work collaboratively to code our corpus using the … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment