Big Data comes to the humanities, and it could bring sweeping changes in how people “read” and study them.
Interested in “reading” thousands of books in minutes?
You may be interested in text analysis and data mining.
The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning can help you to design a course project similar to the one described in this Chronicle article. Simple text analysis tools are easy for students to learn — and they can use them to learn surprising relationships in large bodies of text.
Contact us to learn more about text analysis and mining.