Project data – University of Copenhagen

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Project data

Data from Bylderup, 28 informants:

  • 28 semi-structured interviews with focus on place conducted by a standard speaking interviewer – all transcribed
  • 28 semi-structured interviews with focus on place conducted by a dialect speaking interviewer – all transcribed
  • Group-recordings of all informants during physics lessons and mathematics lessons
  • Recordings (video and audio) of three focus group sessions regarding the local place identity – all transcribed
  • Self-recordings of 9 informants
  • Questionnaires regarding habits of everyday mobility
  • Mental maps regarding different aspects of everyday mobility and sense of place
  • Ethnographic observations during lessons and breaks
  • Ethnographic observations of selected informants during peer-group, spare time activities (sports etc.)
  • 54 video recordings of student counselling

Data from Vollsmose, 73 informants:

  • 70 semi-structured interviews with individual informants with focus on place conducted by a standard speaking interviewer – all transcribed
  • Group-recordings of most informants, mainly during Danish lessons and mathematics lessons
  • Recordings (video and audio) of six focus group sessions regarding the local place identity – all transcribed mid-December
  • Questionnaires regarding habits of everyday mobility
  • Mental maps regarding different aspects of everyday mobility and sense of place
  • Ethnographic observations during lessons and breaks
  • Ethnographic observations of selected informants during peer-group, spare time activities (sports etc.)
  • 65 video recordings of student counseling

Data from Munkebjerg

  • 11 semi-structured interviews with 9th graders at Munkebjergskolen, a public school in a more affluent area (compared to Vollsmose) of Odense 

Cooperation with The LANCHART Centre (DGCSS)

The project data is handled in cooperation with the LANCHART Centre. The Centre is associated with the Department of Nordic Research (NFI). Several employees of the department have worked full-time at the LANCHART Centre.

The project data will be included in the LANCHART and NFI corpuses of Danish spoken language.

The ethic guidelines in collecting linguistic and ethnographic data will follow the sociolinguistic and dialectologic standards including the standards developed by LANCHART.