17. Methodological Playgrounds

I first heard the term methodological playground in 2014, from Institute for Education’s Professor Carey Jewitt. She was talking about her work with digital artists and social researchers, synthesizing methods to open up different perspectives, generate imaginative research questions, and create a wider range of research tools. Around that time I was working on an…

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8. Social media analytics: TAGS, tweets & newts

Following last week’s overview this post provides a bit more detail on the doing of social media analysis. This course ran for three weeks, each week focusing on a different aspect and using a different tool: understanding & gathering (TAGS), analysing (Tableau), and visualising with social network analysis(Gephi). As stated, the course does work for…

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