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SOC490: Introduction to Social Data Analytics

Contributed by: Jun Xu
Published: Thursday, 15 August 2019 10:00 AM
SOC490: Introduction to Social Data Analytics
Instructor: Dr. Jun Xu
Time: 11:00-11:50 AM on Thursday

The Sociology Department at Ball State is offering a one-credit hour course on Social Data Analytics. This course aims to introduce students to modern data analytics applied in the social world, such as data mining, data visualization, web scraping, and basic (descriptive) analysis of sample and big data. Throughout this course, students will get exposed to a variety of tools that can be useful in academia and job market, such as R and Stata. The contents of this course are made accessible to students at all levels across all disciplines. For questions, please contact Dr. Jun Xu (jxu@bsu.edu).
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Versatile Graduate Class

Contributed by: Kelly Favory
Published: Friday, 02 August 2019 1:30 PM
Callout to graduate students to consider taking POLS 651 at the Ball State Fishers Center for Academic and Economic Innovation
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VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Thursday, 14 February 2019 2:00 PM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the new fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year!
Read about their upcoming seminars, and contact the Fellows below to apply to be a part of the projects:
  • Fall 2019: Jill Christman, English - "Rape Culture in the Age of #MeToo"
  • Fall 2019: Laura Romano, English - "Makerspaces: Opportunities for Cultural Identity in Post-Industrial Cities"
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