CI 8371: Applied Social Network Analysis in Education

3 CreditsOnline Available

This course examines the application of Social Network Analysis in various educational settings. As a methodology, Social Network Analysis (SNA) is concerned with social affiliations and interactions in social structures of all kinds. SNA has garnered significant interests in educational research and has been applied to investigating a myriad of educational phenomena such as student friendship, school choice, and classroom discourse. This course is organized into four major components including: (1) foundations of social network perspectives in education; (2) techniques for collecting social network data in educational settings; (3) techniques for analyzing and visualizing social networks; and (4) practical guidelines on conducting SNA research in educational contexts, with considerations to education theories, ethics, and real-world implications.

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