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Analysing Text as Data — Ekaterina Kolpinskaya

Workshop on Applied Data Analysis

This fifth Q-Step workshop of 2015–16 on Applied Data Analysis introduces and provides hands on applications of various techniques of content analysis especially focusing on the analysis of texts. It starts from outlining the key concepts, defining units of analysis and understanding measurement techniques and theoretical approaches. It then moves on to reviewing applications of content analysis to Social Sciences data (e.g., parliamentary records, political manifestos, policy documents). Finally, participants will be provided with textual data to practice the content analysis techniques.Feel free to bring your own documents (any type of text in digitised, preferably .txt, format) to the workshop.

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Forum Exploration Lab 1