ISBN-10:
1855548232
ISBN-13:
9781855548237
Pub. Date:
02/03/1999
Publisher:
Wiley
I.T. in the Social Sciences: A Student's Guide to the Information and Communication Technologies / Edition 1

I.T. in the Social Sciences: A Student's Guide to the Information and Communication Technologies / Edition 1

by Millsom Henry, Nancy Torrance

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Overview

I.T. in the Social Sciences: A Student's Guide to the Information and Communication Technologies / Edition 1

IT in the Social Sciences provides students with an overview of the use and study of technology in the social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855548237
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/03/1999
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.07(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Millsom Henry is Deputy Director of the CTI Centre for Sociology and the Policy Sciences, University of Stirling.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Studying and using technology: An Introduction toCommunications and Information Technologies (Millsom Henry).

2. Confronting the Social Character of Computers: The Challengesfor Social Scientists (Steve Fuller).

3. What, When and How to learn Using Technology Effectively:Transferable Skills for the Social Sciences Student (KateBloor).

4. The Computer as a Tool to Aid the Interaction BetweenThinking and Essay Writing (Jon Gubbay).

5. Data Sources for Social Scientists (Eric Tanenbaum).

6. Quantitative Research and Information Technology (DuncanTimms).

7. The Theoretical and Practical Applications of IT inQualitative Analysis (Nigel Fielding).

8. Using Computers in Qualitative Analysis (Mike Fisher).

9. The Use of Computerized Simulations in Social ScienceResearch, Training and Teaching (George H. Conklin).

10. Simulating Social Interaction in a Virtual Reality Setting:Problems and Prospects (Edward Brent).

11. Alone@Campus.Edu? The Interaction of Student and computingCultures at the University of California at Berkley (NinaWakeford).

12. Future Directions: IT ad Studying Social and PoliticalScience in the Next Decade (Graham R. Gibbs and CatherineSkinner).

Index.

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