Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Social Research in the Digital WorldWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102194.3

Discipline: SOCIOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Luigi Di Martino


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit provides a critical introduction to the opportunities and challenges of digital social research as well as the theoretical, methodological, and ethical implications of carrying out research in and on the digital. The social web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. In this unit, students will be immersed in online environments to further understand the theoretical, methodological and ethical issues of social research in the digital world. Through such activities, students participate as active digital researchers in online social science spaces to result in a professional online web presence and an in depth understanding of current and future research trends in digital social research.


Courses
1712.3Master of PlanningCURRENT
1770.1Master of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1862.1Master of International CriminologyCONTINUING
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

ST1007.1Digital Research and Social Data AnalyticsCONTINUING




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