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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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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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What's new?


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!


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.


Trending topics


Nuffield Foundation publishes roadmap for AI ethics research


The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist


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

Upcoming events

Big Data World
March, 12 - 13
London, UK
AI & Data Science in
Trading conference

March, 18 - 20
New York, USA

Gartner Data & Analytics
Summit 2019

March , 18 -21
San Francisco, USA

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