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FRE 383H1F
Quantitative and experimental approaches to the study of French

Description:

An introduction to the foundations of quantitative analysis and experimental research on French. Topics to be covered include differences between quantitative and qualitative analyses; hypothesis formulation; experimental design; and data collection and analysis including basic statistical methods. Phenomena investigated will come from Canadian and European varieties as well as studies of second/third language learners of French.

Required texts: Ouellet, Roy & Huot, Méthodes quantitatives en sciences humaines (3rd edition).

Assignments and evaluation: Three quizzes (15%); three take-home home data set analyses (40%); project (Preparation of a vocabulary or grammar test 15%; Oral presentation of test results 20%); overall assessment (10%).

The Department takes into account the quality of students' French as one of the criteria in the evaluation of assignments and examinations. A minimum of 20% of the grade will be allocated to this aspect of written assignments.

Prerequisite: FRE 272H1

This course is found in the following categories:

 

Revue Arborescences

Considérant que rien de ce qui touche la langue française ne lui est étranger, la revue Arborescences se veut un espace de réflexion sur les enjeux actuels des études françaises aussi bien en littérature, en linguistique qu’en didactique.

History of the Department

French Studies at the University of Toronto 1853-1993