Digital Document and Data Analysis, Critical Editing, and Publishing

lfial2650  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Digital Document and Data Analysis, Critical Editing, and Publishing
5 credits
15.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
None
Main themes
The course is dedicated to the study, learning, and development of digital edition methods, particularly critical ones. It also involves theoretical concepts and mainly practical methods and tools for data analysis, visualization, and online publishing. 
The studied publishing apps and platforms will help bring together (or present separately) text, image, video, and sound, while the introduction to the most advanced and effective tools and methods for creating digital editions will also involve edition visualization technologies. 
Online publishing tools will be studied and deployed for projects in subjects such as (digital) art, (digital) art history, and (digital) history. Methods and tools will also be studied and deployed for Distant Reading applications in literature, philosophy, arts, and culture, and for Culture Analytics. 
The theoretical and hands-on introduction to, and tools for, Data Science and Data Analytics will be complemented by working with tools for publishing, sharing, and visualizing data online and a practical introduction to Linked Data.
Aims

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

. The goal of this course is to introduce the students to the most advanced and effective digital tools and affordances relevant to their subject matter and/or their personal research/professional interests in terms of (critical) digital edition methods and data analysis, visualization, and online publishing, and help them learn how to deploy them successfully in academic/real-life and job/career-relevant contexts.
 
Teaching methods
Lectures given online alternating with in-class hands-on workshops. In case of worsening of the health situation, the workshops will also be transferred online.
Evaluation methods
Contribution to a collaborative project--in digital document and data analysis, critical editing, and publishing--together with other students enrolled in the course and directed by the instructor. Active participation in the online event presenting the project(s) at the end of the quadrimester.
Other information
English-friendly course: course taught in French but offering facilities in English.
Faculty or entity


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