COURSE DESCRIPTION

Terminology and terminography


Programme:

Comparative Studies of Ideas and Cultures (3rd level)

Modul:
Lexicology, Lexicography, Gramaticography

Course code: 81

Year of study: Not specified


Course principals:
Assist. Prof. Mojca Žagar Karer, Ph. D.
Assist. Prof. Mateja Jemec Tomazin, Ph. D.

ECTS: 6

Workload: lectures 60 hours, seminar 30 hours

Course type: general elective

Languages: Slovene

Learning and teaching methods: lectures, seminars, discussion classes

 

Course syllabus

Content (Syllabus outline):

1. Concept and term

  • Concept and conceptual system
  • Term and terminological system
  • Typology of conceptual relations
  • Terminology science and different methodological approaches

 

2. Normativity in terminology

  • Synonimy in terminology and variety
  • Narrower terminological norm
  • Terminological principles
  • Terminological agreement

 

3. Terminology Users and their needs

  • Field experts
  • Non-experts: translators, proof-readers, other users
  • Terminology counselling

 

4. Terminography

  • Conceptual approach
  • Corpus approach
  • The role of field experts
  • Typology of terminological resources: terminological dictionary, terminological database
  • Terminological data and their organisation

 

5. Terminography in practice

  • Phases of compiling terminoloical dictionary
  • Sources
  • Typology of texts for design of specialised corpora
  • Extraction of terminological candidates and creation of a wordlist
  • Dictionary articles considering the conceptual system of the special field
  • Pre-publishing steps

 

Seminar classes

Seminar classes accompany the lectures and complement them by an in-depth exploration of individual chapters covered by the course syllabus. Specific thematic fields (and the accompanying list of reference works) covered by the seminars are adapted to suit each individual student.

 

Cross-curricular integration

Basic linguistic knowledge is prerequisite for successful participation in lectures. The course is directly connected to other sets of lectures in the curriculum of module Lexicology, lexicography, gramaticography.

 

Readings:

The list predominantly contains items of compulsory reading. Additional readings for individual lectures, seminars and/or seminar papers will be supplied subsequently according to specific and individual needs.

  • BRATANIĆ, Maja, BRAČ, Ivana (ur.), 2015: Od Šuleka do Schengena: terminološki, terminografski i prijevodni aspekti jezika struke. Zagreb: Institut za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje: Pomorski fakultet u Rijeci.
  • CABRE, Maria Teresa, 1999: Terminology: theory, methods and applications. Amsterdam; Philadelphia: J. Benjamins.
  • FAJFAR, Tanja, 2017: Terminologija v Evropski uniji (Lingua Slovenica, 9). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
  • FELBER, Helmut, 1984: Terminology Manual. Paris: Unesco: Infoterm.
  • WRIGHT, Sue Ellen (ur.), BUDIN, Gerhard (ur.), 1997: Handbook of terminology management, Vol. 1, Basic Aspects of Terminology management. Amsterdam: Amsterdam: J. Benjamins.
  • WRIGHT, Sue Ellen (ur.), BUDIN, Gerhard (ur.), Handbook of terminology management, 2001. Vol. 2, Application-oriented terminology management. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins.
  • KOCKAERT, Hendrik (ur.), STEUERS, Frida (ur.), 2015: Handbook of terminology, Vol. 1, Amsterdam: John Benjamins. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/hot.1.
  • HUMAR, Marjeta (ur.), 2004: Terminologija v času globalizacije/Terminology at the Time of Globalization. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
  • HUMAR, Marjeta (ur.), ŽAGAR KARER, Mojca (ur.), 2010: Nacionalni jeziki v visokem šolstvu/National Languages in Higher Education. Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
  • JEMEC TOMAZIN, Mateja (ur.), ŠKRUBEJ, Katja (ur.), STRBAN, Grega (ur.), 2019: Med jasnostjo in nedoločenostjo: pravna terminologija v zgodovini, teoriji in praksi (Zbirka Pravna obzorja, 54). Ljubljana: Lexpera, GV založba: Pravna fakulteta.
  • JEMEC TOMAZIN, Mateja, 2010: Slovenska pravna terminologija: od začetkov v 19. stoletju do danes (Lingua Slovenica, 5). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
  • LEDINEK, Nina (ur.), ŽAGAR KARER, Mojca (ur.), HUMAR, Marjeta (ur.), 2009: Terminologija in sodobna terminografija. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.
  • LOGAR, Nataša, 2013: Korpusna terminografija: primer odnosov z javnostmi (Zbirka Trojanski konj). Ljubljana: Trojina, zavod za uporabo slovenistiko, Fakulteta za družbene vede.
  • PIPER, Predrag (ur.), JOVANOVIĆ, Vlada (ur.), 2017: Slovenska terminologija danas: Primljeno na V. skupu Odeljenja jezika i književnosti od 30. maja 2017. godine, na osnovu referata akademika Predraga Pipera i prof. dr. Rajne Dragićević (Naučni skupovi, Odeljenje jezika i književnosti, knj. 157, knj. 28). Beograd: Srpska akademija nauka i umetnosti: Institut za srpski jezik SANU.
  • SAGER, Juan C., 1996: A Practical Course in Terminology Processing. Manchester: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • SAGER, Juan C., 2000: Essays on Definition. Manchester: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
  • VINTAR, Špela. 2008: Terminologija: Terminološka veda in računalniško podprta terminografija. Ljubljana, Filozofska fakulteta.
  • WÜSTER, Eugen, 1991: Einführung in die allgemeine Terminologielehre und terminologische Lexikographie. Bonn: Romanistischer Verlag.
  • ŽAGAR KARER, Mojca, 2011: Terminologija med slovarjem in besedilom: analiza elektrotehniške terminologije (Linguistica et philologica, 26). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU.

 

Objectives and competences:

The course provides the student with an overview of current terminological theories, with particular attention to the relationship between term and concept, the conceptual system of a special field, and various modern methodological approaches to terminology. It presents the normativity and importance of terminological agreement. Special attention is also given to the various users of terminology and their needs. Within the topics related to practical terminography, it will equip the student with knowledge relevant to the creation of terminological resources.

 

Intended learning outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the basics of terminology
  • Knowledge of the application of the conceptual approach to the presentation of the terminological system of a special field
  • Fundamental capacity for the practical terminographic work.

 

Learning and teaching methods:

Types of learning/teaching:

  • Frontal teaching
  • Independent students work
  • e-learning

 

Teaching methods:

  • Explanation
  • Conversation/discussion/debate
  • Work with texts
  • Case studies

 

Assessment:

  • Long written assignments (80 %),
  • Final examination (written/oral) (20 %).

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Historical lexicology, historical lexicography and historical grammar

Assist. Prof. Andreja Legan Ravnikar, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Lexicology, lexicography, contemporary grammar

Assoc. Prof. Nataša Jakop, Ph.D.,

Prof. Andreja Žele, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6

Terminology and terminography

Assist. Prof. Mojca Žagar Karer, Ph. D. ,

Assist. Prof. Mateja Jemec Tomazin, Ph. D. ,

ECTS: 6