School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Digital Humanities Research Methods (PG)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 102426.1


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Rachel Hendery

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

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Summer A (Nov 2020-Feb 2021)  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - COMPOSITE  Rachel Hendery  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit investigates the methodological possibilities of digital technologies for interdisciplinary humanities and social sciences research. It covers several major digital research methods, exploring previous applications and examining their orientations and implications. Digital research methods and applications may include digitisation, online curation, visualisation, network analysis, geographical information systems, data mining and simulation. In the context of these, the unit will probe histories of technology and knowledge production, the evolution of digital texts and practices, and issues in contemporary culture such as digital design, gamification, virtual identity, and digital rights.

1836.1Master of Digital HumanitiesCURRENT
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT

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