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Social Media as a Source for Research Data (join a waiting list)
|NCRM, University of Southampton|
Dr Katrin Weller
27/07/2016 - 28/07/2016
Building 39, University of Southampton, Highfield, Hants
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Social media platforms have become a source of research data for a variety of settings across disciplines. We take a look at their role in social science research. In which situations are social media data offering new ways to study society and human interaction? What can we observe through social media data – and what not? The course covers questions of data quality and representativeness, data collection strategies, and research ethics.
Main focus of the course is the conceptual design of social media studies in social science and related disciplines. And while we are touching upon some technical details, this is not a course that explicitly teaches programming skills.
The course covers:
By the end of the course participants will:
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
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Digital Social Research, Mixed Methods, Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Research, Online Data Collection , Research Ethics
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