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Bytesize: Network Analysis

This course is one of a suite of courses that make up our Fundamentals of Data Science for Social Scientists package for institutional purchase.

What you'll learn


What you'll learn


Our bytesize courses from our Fundamentals of Data Science for Social Scientists package are a series of short courses that teach core data science skills to people who are eager to learn, but short on time.

What you'll learn

In Bytesize: Network Analysis you will learn how to model explicit relationships, how to examine the statistical properties of relationships in co-mention networks, and how contextualize the statistical properties of a network.  

By the end of this bytesize course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what constitutes a social network.

  • Identify and describe different levels of analysis.

  • Use the open source software tool GEPHI to do your own network analyses.

  • Correctly interpret network properties.

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4 hours to learn

Instructor
Dr. Claudia von Vacano
Dr. Christopher Hench
Geoff Bacon

Price
This course is one of a suite of ten courses that make up our Fundamentals of Data Science for Social Scientists package for institutional purchase.
Find out more here.

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Prerequisites


Prerequisites


Prerequisites

To successfully complete this course, you will need some knowledge of Python and/or R. We assume that participants can assign variables, direct the flow of control using conditionals, define their own functions and read files. These topics are all covered in the Introduction to Data Science with Python and Introduction to Data Science with R courses that also come as part of the Fundamentals of Data Science for Social Scientists package that these bytesize come in. If you complete one of those courses first, you will have the knowledge you need for this course.

FAQs


FAQs


How can I purchase this course?

This course comes in our Fundamentals of Data Science for Social Scientists package for institutional purchase, along with nine other courses. You can find out about and enquire about purchasing the full package here.

How long will my institution have access to the course?

You can choose to purchase a 6 or 12 month subscription to the Fundamentals of Data Science for Social Scientists package that this course is part of. Learners will have full access to this and all of the other courses for the duration of the subscription.

How many learners can access the course?

Your institution’s subscription will be tailored depending on the number of learners you have. We can accommodate anything from 10-100 learners.

Can I try out the course first?

Yes! If you would like to see the courses before purchasing your institution’s subscription you can trial free demos of the courses. Simply ask for this when you make your enquiry.

Does my institution or our learners need to install any software?

Only if you want to! All that’s needed to complete the courses is a web browser and an internet connection. We do all our programming using JupyterHub, which means that you can code in your browser window.

Jupyter notebooks offer a seamless integration of code with explanatory markdown text. It will allow you to read the narrative of the programming task, and write code of your own to fit into the larger narrative. If you’d like to find out more about Jupyter notebooks, see our blog post 'What is a Jupyter notebook'.

However, if you wish to install R or Python, please do!

Do learners get a certificate?

All of our courses offer a certificate of completion signed by your instructor. You will be able to download this certificate, from the Learning Platform, when you complete the course.

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