Courses

Social Research and the Internet

Syllabus

Schedule of Sessions and Topics

  • Week one - Introduction: Approaches, Problems and Opportunities
  • Week two - Online Surveys of Internet Use: the OxIS and eGambling study
  • Week three - Webmetrics: Large-scale analysis and web-based data gathering tools
  • Week four - Experimental Approaches to the Study of Online Behaviour
  • Week five - Online Interviewing and Focus Groups
  • Week six - Technographies: Ethnographies of the Internet
  • Week seven - e-Research: Online collaboration in research and data management
  • Week eight - Case studies and the Internet: A foot in the door

Resources

Database depositories

Below is a list of websites on which you can find and download databases (quantiative and qualitative).