Digital Humanities and Social Analytics in Practice

 
Course code:
XB_0015
Period:
Period 3
Credits:
6.0
Language of tuition:
English
Faculty:
Faculty of Science
Coordinator:
dr. V. de Boer
Examinator:
dr. V. de Boer
Lecturers:
dr. V. de Boer
Teaching method(s):
Seminar
Level:
300

Course objective

To gain knowledge of a specific Digital Humanities challenge and dataset
To apply the previously acquired skills and knowledge to a specific DH
challenge
To set up and execute a DH project in a multi- and/or interdisciplinary
team
To write a DH research paper and reflect on the work done from one's own
background

Course content

Welcome to the Course "Digital Humanities in Practice". In this course,
you will be able to apply your DH knowledge and skills to a real-world
DH challenge . We have teamed up with respected researchers and renowned
institutes to present you with a number of possible projects.

Form of tuition

Initial lectures
Interactive working groups
DH "internship" in small groups

Type of assessment

Assessment of the quality of the work done in the project (40%)
The final research paper describing the project, the research and the
results (30%)
The presentations (20%), composed of the intermediate and final
presentations scores as well as the peer reviews by other course groups
A personal reflection (10%), listing the individual contribution of the
student as well as the relation to previous courses (both within the
minor and to other courses)

Entry requirements

A significant number of VU Digital Humanities Minor courses need to have
been passed

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