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Meta Science 345

 

In 2016 Meta Science 345 comprises two sections. The details are as follows:

THIRD TERM

18/07 – 02/09

SCIENTIFIC LANGUAGE INVESTIGATION AS DETECTIVE WORK

Dr S Conradie

FOURTH TERM

12/09 – 21/10

EXPLORING THE ORIGINS OF HUMAN LANGUAGE

Dr L Mongie

 

There are two lectures per week:

  • Mondays 12:00 (venue to be announced)
  • Tuesdays 12:00 (venue to be announced)

Language specification

The Department is committed to the principle of multilingualism without exclusion as set out in the Faculty's language implementation plan.

  • Lectures are presented in English. Where practical, support to ensure access to course content, lecture material and activities is provided in Afrikaans (e.g. Power Point slides, lecture notes, terminology lists, electronic documents on SUNLearn, etc.);
  • In tests, exams, assignments and other assessment opportunities, students may use English or Afrikaans; assignments, question papers and assessment guidelines are provided in English and Afrikaans.

Prescribed works

There is no prescribed textbook for Meta Science 345. Photocopies of study material (articles, chapters from books, etc.) will be handed out in class. Study material will also be made available on SUNLearn.

Assessment

Meta Science 345 is assessed by means of a formal class test, assignments (which may including unannounced class exercises), and an examination. In order to gain entry to the examination, a student must have a class-mark of 40% or higher. For particulars regarding examinations, please consult the University's 2016 General Calendar.