COMM5631: Digital Humanities: Methods and Tools

Master course, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK, 2021

COMM5631 (2021-2022 Term 1)
Teacher: Prof. LIANG Hai (NAH310)
NAH209: Th 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Syllabus with Textbooks and readings.

  1. Introduction (week 1) slides
    • Scopes and purposes of digital humanities
    • Introduction and overview of Tools (KNIME)
  2. Automated data collection (week 2-5) Slides 1 Slides 2 with project explanations
  3. Data wrangling (week 6-7) Slides
    • Database Knime self-learning
    • Data clean
    • Creating new variables, sorting, removing duplicates, and filtering
    • Text manipulation
    • Aggregating, reshaping, and merging datasets
  4. Text Mining (week 8-11)
  5. Data Visualization (week 12-13) Slides Slides