|1. Literature research and resources for linguistic research.
||How to search databases, catalogues etc. Introduction to main websites, software, reference grammars and dictionaries, etc. Approaches to the Literature Review.
|2. Research questions and research outline.
||Types of research questions and hypotheses. How to elaborate a research proposal. Overview of quantitative and qualitative methods for linguistic research.
|4. Referencing and writing conventions in linguistics.
||How to cite references in linguistic research. Use of notational conventions. Academic malpractice and how to avoid it: plagiarism, collusion, fabrication of results, etc.
|5. The process of writing a research paper / dissertation.
||Advice on planning, preparation of an abstract, structure, drafting, revising, etc.
Sections in a paper / dissertation: Introduction, Background, Data & Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion
|6. Presentation of your research.
||Advice on the preparation of different modes of presentation of research: oral presentations, posters, handouts, etc.