Communication and Critical Data Studies 2017 - COMS4407
Critical Data Studies 2017
Theoretical perspectives, ethical problems, and contemporary issues relevant to communication and data studies. Students will critically examine the rise of ‘big data’ and ‘datafication’ as socio-technical phenomena that have become a crucial part of our communication landscape.
Course presentations include: Week 1 - Introduction Week 2 - Conceptualizing Data? Week 3 - Open Data & Indicators Week 4 - The Characteristics of Big Data Week 5 - The Enablers of Big Data Week 6 - Data Science & Data Analytics Week 7 - Climate Change & Denial Week 8 - Data Politics, Activism and Cultures Week 9 - Data Brokers and Credit Scoring Week 10 - The Rationale for Big Data Week 11 - The End of Science? Week 12 - Ethical, Political, Social and Legal Concerns Week 13 - Review
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Lauriault, T.P. (2017). Communication and Critical Data Studies 2017 - COMS4407. Lauriault - Course collection. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2017.coms4407