Linguistics 202/502 Project
Create this page gradually, adding
material as you find it, and using what you have done to identify the things
you need to do next. Make it to others, but use it to communicate with
yourself as well, so as to clarify your goals and the means you will employ
to reach them.
In the beginning, the page will
be a plan; in the end, it will be the primary form for the report of your
This section should contain a general
description of the phenomenon or phenomena to be studied, with examples.
References to descriptions in the literature should also be provided, where
Be specific but not too specific.
This section is not about the design of your project in detail -- that
is part of the "how" section. Nor is it about a general topic area that
interests you -- that is part of the "why" section. Instead, it describes
the general characteristics of the Somali phenomena you are going to study.
This section should contain a detailed
plan for your project. What will you do, or have you done?
If there are unresolved problems
or questions that will have to be addressed as the project goes forward,
they should be identified.
This section should explain why your
project is worth doing. What general conclusions can be drawn about topics
of interest to some community of scholars?