Digital Document and Data Analysis, Critical Editing, and Publishing

lfial2650  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Digital Document and Data Analysis, Critical Editing, and Publishing
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
15.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
None
Main themes
The course is devoted to the study, practice and development of methods of electronic publishing, particularly critical editions. The qualitative management of data lies at the heart of these lessons, which will introduce students to developments to enhance, transcribe, publish, produce critical editions and publish this data in the form of texts, but also of images and sounds (audio-visual). The different procedures in publishing will be covered and practised through exercises tailored to the specific skills of the students. Links with the quantitative approach to data (databases) will be highlighted. Methods for interrogating and exploiting the published data will be introduced.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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By the end of the course, students will be familiar with the field of electronic publishing, both from a theoretical and a practical perspective. They will have acquired certain publishing techniques and will be capable of learning others, such as monitoring the development of techniques. They will be able to choose the most appropriate methods to edit and publish any kind of data, including collaborative work. They will be able to draw up specifications for a critical electronic publishing project, monitor the tools used for publication and interrogation, the implementation of the project and its publication.

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching methods
Brief lectures followed by workshops involving practical applications and in-class work on the final project.
Evaluation methods
Classroom participation (1/5);
Final project accompanied by a brief theoretical (PowerPoint) presentation. Students may choose to work on the project individually or in teams (4/5). In case of teamwork, each student on the team will have to highlight their own specific contribution.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Ethics

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Master [120] in Translation

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [60] in History

Master [120] in Information and Communication Science and Technology

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [120] in Interpreting

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [120] in Linguistics

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Master [120] in Philosophy

Master [120] in History