2020 Graduate Lecture in Science, Technology and Society S1B

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Social and Human Sciences
Instructor(s)
Shirabe Masashi 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Fri1-2(W936)  
Group
-
Course number
SHS.S442
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/6/2
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

In this class, the instructor give lectures about data and concepts of scientometrics and indicators. Then he illustrates methodology of scientometrics and explains how to use related software. Lastly, he gives a task to analyze "real" text data and bibliographic data.

The aims of this class is as follows.
- To learn quantitative approaches in science an technology studies.
- To have basic skills for qualitative analysis.

Student learning outcomes

(1) Understand basic concepts of scientometrics and indicators.
(2) Have basic knowledge about methodology of scientometrics.
(3) Have basic skills for executing scientometric analysis.

Keywords

Scientometrics; quantitative research; text analysis

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Combination of lecture and exercises via zoom. Students are recommended to bring your own PC to the class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction Understand Outline
Class 2 Text analysis(1) Install KH coder
Class 3 Text analysis(2) frequency analisys
Class 4 Text analysis(3) Co-word analysis
Class 5 Text analysis(4) Use Pajek
Class 6 Text analysis(5) Build your corpus
Class 7 Text analysis(6) Correspondence analysis

Textbook(s)

Not required

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Hand out materials as needed.

Assessment criteria and methods

Final report (100%)

Related courses

  • SHS.S441 : Graduate Lecture in Science, Technology and Society S1A
  • SHS.S443 : Graduate Lecture in Science, Technology and Society F1A
  • SHS.S444 : Graduate Lecture in Science, Technology and Society F1B

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Not required

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