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Using e-Learning to teach data science
Teaching social researchers to work with big data presents a unique challenge for institutions. Our white paper reviews the benefits of e-Learning when teaching social research methods and data science skills, with learnings from SAGE Campus team.

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Interested in learning computational methods but not sure where to start? We've collated a wealth of resources to help you out. Build your knowledge through short videos, books, guides, webinars, learner stories and online courses.

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Recommended resources
The social imaginaries of data activism Big Data – Hype or Revolution? from The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods Partha Lahiri

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Special Considerations for the Acquisition and Wrangling of Big Data

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Partha Lahiri Discusses Big Data for Small Areas

 

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SAGE Campus data science courses starting soon!

Interested in a course but not sure if your institution will pay for it? Put us in touch!

 
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Crossing disciplinary boundaries

What can data scientists and social scientists learn form working together? Watch a full recording of DataKind UK's inaugral 'Interdisciplinary Alchemy' event, organised in collaboration with SAGE Ocean and UCL.

 
 

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Nuffield Foundation publishes roadmap for AI ethics research

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The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

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Inside Big Data outlines how Sustainability, Big Data, and Corporate Social Responsibility is essential for a corporation to be successful
 

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Big Data World
March, 12 - 13
London, UK
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AI & Data Science in
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March, 18 - 20
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Gartner Data & Analytics
Summit 2019

March , 18 -21
San Francisco, USA

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