Week 5: Sounds and Phonemes

Materials from today's class:

In-class activity: Reading Nishimura et al, 1999

This activity will take approximately 30 minutes
  • Logistics and looking ahead
    • First 20 minutes: You'll be assigned to a team of experts (via breakout room) that will focus on ONE area of the paper (~15 minutes). Your expert group will be directed to find the answer to specific questions about the paper. 
    • Next 10 minutes: Professor Schuler will lead a discussion of the paper, where your expert group will be asked to summarize your section.

  • Tasks
    1. Determine which section of the paper your group is responsible for. 
      • Breakout room 1: Background and significance
      • Breakout room 2: Main experiment methods
      • Breakout room 3: Main experiment results
      • Breakout room 4: Secondary experiment methods
      • Breakout room 5: Secondary experiments results
      • Breakout room 6: Conclusions 
    2. Read the paper together as a group, looking for the answer to questions that your group has been assigned to (paper here, questions here).
      • Feel free to make comments on the paper in Perusall. The teaching team will monitory the document for questions during the activity.
    3. Create one slide as a group in the shared google slide deck to summarize the answer to your questions.
      • You may edit your slide however you like: show a figure, create a table, use text to summarize findings, change the colors, title, etc. 
      • Keep in mind that the class will be using your slide to study for the exam!

Missed live lecture today?

  • You can participate in this activity by reading the paper on your own (or with a friend) and trying to discover the answer to the questions.