Spring 2017 Schedule
Meeting time: R 9:30-10:45, 1:00-2:15, 2:30-3:45; Location: Ballantine Hall (BH) 306
Office: Speech and Hearing Building C127
Office hours: Tues 1:30-3:15 and by appointment
Lab sessions are designed to provide a comfortable environment for individual and group discussion about L541 class topics and assignments. This includes giving students a chance to practice using new tools and methods, work through concepts, 'try out' new sounds, etc.
Please visit the L541 course and lab websites regularly for updates on class information regarding the lab sessions. Assignments and materials connected with lab sessions will be uploaded on a weekly basis.
A lot of useful resources can also be found on the Indiana University Phonetics Lab website.
Lab Activities and Requirements
Policy on Late Work
All late assignments will be penalized. Late work turned in up to one week after the due date will receive up to 50% total credit for the assignment. After one week, no credit will be received for the assignment. If you have a valid reason for not being able to hand in your assignment on time, please contact Professor de Jong and me.
All Topics are Tentative (except for exam dates). Please check the lab website regularly for updates.
|Date||General Topics||Homework (Distributed)||Project Timeline & Requirements|
|Jan 12||Introductions Lab Overview Introduction to Praat, R, LaTeX, and IPA (they are things). Week 1 Lab Outline||HW1 on Canvas under Quizzes hw1.wav||Start to think about topics/groups Getting started (pdf) Step 1: Groups and Draft Sketch (pdf) Tips for Topics (pdf) Timeline (pdf)|
|Jan 19||IRB Basics Consonant Transcription Vocal Tract Anatomy (supralaryngeal) Ultrasound Video Praat: Exercise sentence Week 2 Outline||HW2 on Canvas under Quizzes hw2_1.wav hw2_3.wav||Continue finding group members and conjuring up project ideas|
|Jan 26||Vowel Transcription Praat: Recording and Text Grids English Vowels.pdf AE Vowels.wav BE Vowels.wav Vowel Transcription "Answers" Blank Vowel Chart Week 3 Outline||HW3 on Canvas under Quizzes hw3_1.wav Recording||Due: Draft Sketch Submit by email to both Prof. de Jong and Sherman by 5 pm (and CC group members)|
|Feb 2||Narrow Transcription week4lab.zip Cardinal Vowels Daniel Jones vowelpractice.zip Praat: Concatenate Files, Vowel Measurements Auditory Plotting Week 4 Outline||HW4 on Canvas under Quizzes hw4_1.wav hw4_2.wav Blank vowel quadrilateral||Decide on and refine research question Step 2: Final Sketch|
|Feb 9||Non-English Transcription Praat: Manually extract formants and plot vowels with R phonR Week 5 Outline||HW5 on Canvas under Quizzes hw5_1.wav Plotting in Excel Download: R and RStudio||Due: Sketch aproval Submit by email to both Prof. de Jong and Sherman by 5 pm (and CC group members)|
|Feb 16||Tour of the Speech Production Lab in room C127 in the Speech and Hearing Building Exploration of articulation with the ultrasound machine Week 6 Outline Stimuli||HW6 on Canvas under Quizzes hw6_1.wav hw6_2.wav||Work on Research Prospectus laying out procedure for project Step 3: Prospectus Sample Prospectus Due: Human Subjects IRB — CITI Training|
|Feb 23||Transcription Exam I Ultrasound tracing in WASL Week 7 Outline||Take Home Exam 1 on Canvas under Quizzes boston_dialect.wav||Due: Draft of Research Prospectus|
|Mar 2||(Mid-term: in class Wed.) Paper anatomical model of larynx Experimental Design Technology for data collection and analysis: Praat, WASL, R Week 8 Outline||Homework 8 on Canvas under Quizzes hw8_1.wav WASL Traces||Revise Research Prospectus incorporating feedback and trial runs Step 4: Final Prospectus|
|Mar 9||Clicks and ejectives Atlas of North American English Orchestration Schemes Week 9 Outline||HW9 on Canvas under Quizzes AND Printout hw9.wav HW9.pdf||Due: Final Research Prospectus|
|Week of Spring Break|
|Mar 17/18||Spring Break||no class meeting|
|Mar 23||Source Acoustics Tone and Intonation Transcription Estimating F0 Week 10 Outline||HW10 on Canvas under Quizzes hw10_Ibibio.wav hw10_Thai.wav||Run experiments Step 5: Data Collection|
|Mar 30||Spectrographic Analysis F0 Estimation Week 11 Outline||Final Project Data Processing and Analysis Study for Transcription Exam||Perform measurements and analyses Step 6: Measurements and Analyses Due: Data collection done, e.g. recordings|
|Apr 6||Transcription Exam II on Canvas under Quizzes||Transcription Exam II Take Home on Canvas TE2.wav||Due: Measurement and Analysis Scheme|
|Apr 13||Project Work||Complete analyses and work through conclusions Step 7: Analyses and Figures|
|Apr 20||Project Work||Due: Summary Figures Step 8: Final Paper|
|Apr 27||Project Work||Final Project Due!|
|Final Exam: Friday May 5, 10:00-12:00|