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Fall 2017

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Introduction To Research Methods In The Social Sciences


In this assignment, students pick a small sample of social media content and analyze it using a technique of their choice, then write up their results/experience.

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Swarthmore College Provost Office

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Professor Daniel Laurison was awarded a Digital Humanities Curricular Grant from the Provost's Office for use in his fall 2017 course, Introduction to Research Methods in the Social Sciences (SOCI 016B). The course syllabus, assignment instructions, and completed student examples are made freely available here courtesy of the authors.

SOCI 016B_DigitalContentAnalysis_Horsey.docx (16 kB)
Student Example by Dayna Horsey

SOCI 016B_DigitalContentAnalysis_Ruley.docx (116 kB)
Student Example by Garrett Ruley

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Sociology Commons