Using Social Media as Data: Tools for Mining and Analyzing Social Media for Student Research Projects
Would you like your students to learn a new research tool? Join us to learn about social media scraping, a new tool used by cultural institutions and researchers to broaden their inquiry into history and other social science topics. This workshop will provide:
- A rationale for using social media as a data set;
- Free tools and strategies for analyzing social media for research projects, with a specific focus on Twitter;
- Ideas for supporting students’ use of social media scraping for a variety of student research topics.
The webinar will be led by Ashley Champagne, PhD, Head of Digital Scholarship Project Planning at Brown University.Co-sponsored by the Center for Digital Scholarship at Brown University
This is a free webinar. Bring your questions!
All educators who are interested in learning how to support students’ use of social media scraping to enhance research projects are invited to attend.