Analyzing Language in Social Media

ENG/LING 5804: Analyzing Language in Social Media

Credit Hours

Course gives students experience analyzing language in social media. It covers theoretical issues arising in digital communication and provides hands-on practice at computational data analysis, applicable across fields. Students gain an understanding of the sociolinguistic dynamics of online communication and the technical skills to conduct research on them. No previous experience in linguistics or programming is required, though some background in the study of language will be helpful.

Team taught. 3 credit hours. Prerequisites: None

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