Doing Quantitative Research in the Humanities

Data can be described as quantitative if it can be measured or identified on a numerical scale. Examples include length, height, area, volume, weight, speed, age, distance, cost and so on. However, not all data using numbers is quantitative: Datasets are often classified into categorical data, i.e. using numbers as descriptors. Arithmetic performed on the… Continue reading Doing Quantitative Research in the Humanities

PORT: A new Postgraduate Online Research Training website is launched

Welcome to PORT!  [Postgraduate Online Research Training] The School of Advanced Study provides a whole assortment of training courses, workshops, and events but it’s not always easy or convenient to travel to London to reach them and therefore their scope and impact remains limited. The School hopes that PORT will help to solve this problem,… Continue reading PORT: A new Postgraduate Online Research Training website is launched

PoTW – Online learning: Developing trends

Online Learning: Developing trends. User expectations of what learning is and how it is offered and supported are changing dramatically and rapidly. Remaining relevant is the most significant challenge for organisations working in this new world. How might we respond to these challenges. This month, for the Social Scholar, Myles Runham, Head of Online, BBC Academy will… Continue reading PoTW – Online learning: Developing trends