800984 VU Understanding digital consumer society

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 06.10.2020 Place course on memo list
VU Understanding digital consumer society
VU 2

The students are able to discuss questions about algorithms and datafication from a social science perspective and to apply both qualitative and quantitative digital methods.

The course contains a social-sciences informed discussion of algorithms, datafication & platformization as well as epistemological discussions on „digital traces of taste“. Furthermore, it will link the theoretical part with practical work with digital methods. This includes data collection and analysis using a combination of quantitative (network analysis with Gephi, automated content analysis with KH Coder) and qualitative methods (visual especially).

Tuesday 12 January / 9-12h & 13-16h; Wednesday 13 January / 9-12h & 13-16h; Thursday 14 January / 9-12h & 13-16h, ZOOM
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